BUC-9DBD58: Medieval coin: cut farthing of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-9DBD58

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver cut farthing of Henry III (1216-1272), long voided cross class 5a, minted at Canterbury by unclear moneyer, AD 1250-1256, North (1994) no.991.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: retained by finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1250
Date to: Exactly AD 1256

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 10.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 12th December 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jennifer Moss
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5a (N 991)
Obverse description: Crowned head facing, holding sceptre to right
Obverse inscription: [hEN]RI[CVS REX III]
Reverse description: Voided long cross pommee with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [...]/ANT, AN ligated
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Little Brickhill

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
Current location: retained by finder

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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