SOM-685E58: Medieval Coin: Cut Halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-685E58

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-72), voided long cross class Vb, London, moneyer: Ricard, 1251-72. North no. 992/2 (1994, p. 227).

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.72 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 28th January 2008

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020179

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: Henry III, long cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Facing bust with sceptre dividing legend
Obverse inscription: HEN[RICVS REX] III
Reverse description: Voided long cross
Reverse inscription: RIC/[ARD/ONL]/VND
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
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: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Martock

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

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. 992/2

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Audit data

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Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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