WAW-90BBB4: Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry III (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-90BBB4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry III.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1248
Date to: AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 17.45 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3, not further defined
Obverse description: Bust faces forwards, only the left hand-side of the bust remains with two curls.
Obverse inscription: VS REX III
Reverse description: Long voided cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: HEN / RIO ENare ligatured.
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Inkberrow (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0055
Four figure Latitude: 52.193239
Four figure longitude: -2.001418
1:25K map: SP0055
1:10K map: SP05NW
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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