WAW-EA0925: Obverse and reverse of a Henry III penny.

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Unique ID: WAW-EA0925

Object type certainty: Certain
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Henry III penny, Class 3c, 1248-1250. Minted by Willem at Canterbury. [l-c3c]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1248
Date to: AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.35 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 14th January 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Bust facing forwards. Traces of their neck.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX III
Reverse description: Long voided cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: WIL / LEM / ON C / ANT
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Brailes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3138
Four figure Latitude: 52.03954
Four figure longitude: -1.549463
1:25K map: SP3138
1:10K map: SP33NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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