ESS-649D95: Medieval short cross cut halfpenny of Henry II

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-649D95

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver medieval short cross cut halfpenny of Henry II. Moneyer Rodbert. Type 1b, North 963 (1180-ca.1185).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1185

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.79 g
Diameter: 9.9 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Caroline McDonald
Identified by: Caroline McDonald

Other reference numbers

Other reference: ID 4095

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Obverse description: Bust facing, two curls to left
Obverse inscription: HE[NRICUS R]EX
Reverse description: Short cross with quarefoils in each angle
Reverse inscription: RODBERT [...]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Chelmsford (District)
To be known as: Broomfield

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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