NARC-4DC0A6: NARC-4DC0A6 : cut halfpenny : Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-4DC0A6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver cut halfpenny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272). Class IIIa. Voided long cross reverse with quatrefoil in each quadrant. Minted by Tomas in Northampton. AD 1248-1250.

Length: 18.42mm, Width: 9.24mm, Thickness: 0.76mm, Weight: 0.6g

North Vol I, P 227, No 987.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1248
Date to: Circa AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.42 mm
Width: 9.24 mm
Thickness: 0.76 mm
Weight: 0.6 g

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Northampton
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3a (N 986)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [hENRICVS]REX:III'*
Reverse description: Voided long cross with quatrefoil in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: TOM/[ASO/NNO]/RhA
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6065
Four figure Latitude: 52.27987955
Four figure longitude: -1.12195133
1:25K map: SP6065
1:10K map: SP66NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1963 English Hammered Coinage: Vol I. Early Anglo Saxon-Henry III, c650-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd 227 987

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