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COIN

Unique ID: SF6523

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Notes:

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Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1247
Date to: AD 1278

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.37 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 2001

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Helen Geake
Identified by: Dr Helen Geake

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Mint or issue place: Bury St. Edmunds
Obverse description: Details of the bust, and so of the orientation of the legend, are unclear. The class could thus be 1b-4a, or 5a-d, or 5f-7.
Obverse inscription: HENRIC
Reverse description: Long voided cross with 3 pellets in each quarter. It is broken just past the complete arm of the cross, making it look a bit like a cut farthing. The mint is either Bury St Edmunds or Shrewsbury.
Reverse inscription: ONS

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: CAMBRIDGESHIRE STETCHWORTH

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 17 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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