DENO-7EB1E7: Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry III.

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Unique ID: DENO-7EB1E7

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Medieval coin. Hammered silver voided long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III, moneyer Walter, Canterbury mint; North class V (probably Vd), 1251-1272. Diameter 18.54mm, width 9.10mm, weight 0.67g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 9.1 mm
Weight: 0.67 g
Diameter: 18.54 mm

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 16

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
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: HENRICV[S REX ...]
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: WAL[TER 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

No references cited so far.

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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