IOW-F306A1: Medieval Coin: Cut halfpenny of Henry III.

Rights Holder: Frank Basford
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Unique ID: IOW-F306A1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Cut halfpenny of Henry III. North 993 (1251-72).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.75 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd October 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2005-191-8

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Cast

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing (top of sceptre visible)
Obverse inscription: HENRIC...
Reverse description: Voided long cross. quatrefoil in each quarter
Reverse inscription: WILLEM (E and M ligated)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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