HAMP-69F4B5: Medieval coin: Cut halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-69F4B5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and slightly bent silver mid 13th-century cut halfpenny of Henry III (probably Classes 2-3), uncertain moneyer, possibly Northampton mint (c. 1248 - c. 1250 AD)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.98 mm
Width: 8.72 mm
Thickness: 0.65 mm
Weight: 0.55 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2313

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Northampton
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross classes without sceptre (1-3), not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRICV[S]... ('N' and 'R' ligatured)
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: ...[O]/N N/ORh? ('O' and 'R' ligatured)
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4529
Four figure Latitude: 51.058584
Four figure longitude: -1.35928
1:25K map: SU4529
1:10K map: SU42NE
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: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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