ESS-294674: Voided long cross penny of Henry III, reverse

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-294674

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver voided long cross penny of Henry III. Class 5g or 5h.Double struck.

Notes:

Recorded at a rally in September 2005.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1258
Date to: Circa AD 1275

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 17.82 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Caroline McDonald
Identified by: Dr Philip Wise

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 (double struck)
Obverse inscription: [HENRICVS REX]
Reverse description: Voided long cross
Reverse inscription: ALE/IN/ONCA/NTE

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Castle Point (District)
To be known as: South Benfleet

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: ESS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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