SOM-AAE961: Medieval Coin: Cut Halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-AAE961

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver cut halfpenny of Henry III, voided long cross class Vb or Vc, mint: London, moneyer: Nicole, 1251-72. North no. 992 or 993 (1994, p. 227).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1251
Date to: Ante AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 19th January 2008

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020156

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
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross classes 5b-c, not further defined
Obverse description: Facing bust
Obverse inscription: [HENRIC]VS REX/II[I]
Reverse description: Voided long cross
Reverse inscription: [NIC]/OLE/ONL/[VND]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: West Somerset (District)
To be known as: Williton

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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 227 no. 992 or 993

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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