IOW-403C20: Medieval Coin: Cut Halfpenny of Henry III

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-403C20

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete silver cut halfpenny of Henry III. Probably a class 7b, AD 1217/8-42 (North 1980, 180, ref. 979).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1217
Date to: AD 1242

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.65 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th August 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2008-1-353

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
Type: Short cross class 7b (N 979)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre (no pellets in curls)
Obverse inscription: H[]REX (sceptre divides R and E of REX)
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: +SIMVN O[]
Initial mark: Cross pattée
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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