IOW-AD8E12: Medieval Coin: Cut Halfpenny of Henry III

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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Unique ID: IOW-AD8E12

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete silver cut halfpenny of Henry III. Class 5c-5h, AD 1251-72 (North 1980, 182-3, refs. 993-998).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1251
Date to: AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 13th February 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2008-1-83

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: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre
Obverse inscription: []REX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: ROB/[]/[]/ANT (A nad N ligated)
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
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Audit data

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

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