WAW-9ECD66: Obverse and reverse of Medeival Henry III penny

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-9ECD66

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

A penny of Henry III minted in Canterbury.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1251
Date to: AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.31 g
Diameter: 18.55 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th September 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finders Reference; 9-HAM

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 forward, with a sceptre to the left.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: NIC / OLE / ONC / ANT ON and AN are ligatured.
Die axis measurement: 9 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: Wixford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0954
Four figure Latitude: 52.184177
Four figure longitude: -1.869782
1:25K map: SP0954
1:10K map: SP05SE
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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