LEIC-261AB2: 261AB2 silver penny Henry III

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Unique ID: LEIC-261AB2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Medieval silver long cross penny of Henry III. Class 5c, 1250-c.1256. Minted at Canterbury, probably by John (IOhS). [l-c5c]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1256

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.31 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 6th September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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: Facing bust with sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRICVSREXIII
Reverse description: Voided long cross and pellets
Reverse inscription: IO[h?/S?]ON/CAN/TE[...]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
To be known as: ULLESTHORPE

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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