KENT-306B8D: medieval coin: halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-306B8D

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A medieval silver voided long-cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272), class 5b2 dating to the period 1250-1272. Minted by Nicole in Canterbury. North no. 993.

Measurements: length (diameter): 16.6mm; and 0.48g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.48 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5c (N 993)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: HENR[ICVS REX:] III'
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: NIC/[OLE/ONC]/ANT
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Folkestone and Hythe (District)
Parish or ward: Ivychurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0024
Four figure Latitude: 50.98066327
Four figure longitude: 0.84783834
1:25K map: TR0024
1:10K map: TR02SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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