LEIC-215861: 215861 short cross penny of Henry III

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Unique ID: LEIC-215861

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Medieval silver short cross penny of classes 1-2, kings Henry II or Richard I, dated 1180 - ca. 1190, moneyer Rauf, mint by default London, Exeter or Northampton. [s-c1-2]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1190

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.75 mm
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th 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
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust, largely worn away
Obverse inscription: [HENR]ICVSIIIREX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with crosslets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [...]AVLON[...]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Thurcaston and Cropston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5611
Four figure Latitude: 52.693796
Four figure longitude: -1.172858
1:25K map: SK5611
1:10K map: SK51SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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