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Unique ID: WILT-B5E953

Object type certainty: Certain
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Class Vb or c long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III of silver weighing 0.62g.(9.6gn). Mint: London Moneyer: Ricard Date: 1251-72 Ref: North 992 or 993

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: 0.62 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st August 2006

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Facing bust with sceptre
Obverse inscription: ]CVS REX
Reverse inscription: ] VNDligature RIC [

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Kingston Deverill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8334
Four figure Latitude: 51.105044
Four figure longitude: -2.24419
1:25K map: ST8334
1:10K map: ST83SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1994 English Hammered Coinage: Volume I. Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd 992 or 993

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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