NLM-AF09E4: Medieval penny of Henry III

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Unique ID: NLM-AF09E4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Henry III short cross silver penny, minted by Tomas at Canterbury, class 7b (1222-ca.1236).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1222
Date to: Circa AD 1236

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.31 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Lisa Staves
Identified by: Ms Lisa Staves

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM09835

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 sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Short voided cross with quatrefoil in each quarter
Reverse inscription: TOMAS ON CANT

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Crowle

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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