ESS-42BCF3: ESS-42BCF3 Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry III

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Unique ID: ESS-42BCF3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver coin: cut halfpenny of Henry III, minted by Willem at Northampton.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.61 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Northampton
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross classes without sceptre (1-3), not further defined
Obverse inscription: [HEN]RICVS R[EX III]
Reverse inscription: WIL/---/---/-ON

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Uttlesford (District)
Parish or ward: Hatfield Broad Oak (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL5416
Four figure Latitude: 51.821406
Four figure longitude: 0.233028
1:25K map: TL5416
1:10K map: TL51NW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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: ESS
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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