NMGW-F3FD33: Medieval coin: penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: NMGW-F3FD33

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Medieval coin of Henry III. A Long Cross penny class 5g dating to c. 1247-1272. The coin is inscribed WIL-LEM-ONC-ANT denoting that it was struck at the Canterbury mint under the moneyer Willem. The coin weighs 1.220g and is slightly worn.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1247
Date to: Circa AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.22 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 26th October 2005

Personal details

Recorded by: Ms Ruth Battye
Identified by: Mr Edward Besly

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMGWPA 2005.180.1

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Pembrokeshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Pembrokeshire (Unitary Authority)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SM9531
Four figure Latitude: 51.93963909
Four figure longitude: -4.98377206
1:25K map: SM9531
1:10K map: SM93SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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