IOW-2703A1: Medieval Coin: Cut Halfpenny of Henry III.

Rights Holder: Frank Basford
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Unique ID: IOW-2703A1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Cut halfpenny of Henry III.

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: 0.72 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 27th December 2005

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2006-3-2

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 bust facing (curls without pellets)
Obverse inscription: [HE]NRICVS RE[X]
Reverse description: Voided long cross
Reverse inscription: ...]OLE ON [...

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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