LIN-9A6507: Medieval silver hammered cut half penny

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Unique ID: LIN-9A6507

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver cut half penny, Henry III, Northampton or Norwich mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1216
Date to: Ante AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.74 mm
Weight: 0.67 g
Diameter: 18.31 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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: Short cross classes 5-8, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust
Obverse inscription: ]NRICV[
Reverse description: Voided short cross, quatrefoil in angles
Reverse inscription: ]ON.NOR[
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Edlington with Wispington

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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