DENO-7D6DB6: Medieval coin: cut farthing of Henry III.

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Unique ID: DENO-7D6DB6

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Medieval coin. Hammered silver cut voided long cross farthing of Henry III, classes 2a-3a, 1248-1250, Canterbury (or possibly Carlisle) mint. Length 9.54mm, width 8.64mm, weight 0.35g. [l-c1-3]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1248
Date to: AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.54 mm
Width: 8.64 mm
Weight: 0.35 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Identified by: Ms Rachel Atherton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby Museum Entry No. E4798 T coin 10

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust of king [holding sceptre].
Obverse inscription: [HENRI]CVS R[EX]
Reverse description: Short cross with quatrefoil in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: [...] ON C[ANT?]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Sleaford

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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