WMID-BD80D1: Medieval coin: Cut half of a long-cross penny, Henry III, Class 5 (front, reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-BD80D1

Object type certainty: Probably
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Silver, cut half of a long-cross penny, Henry III (1216-72), Class 5, 1251-72, moneyer: Davi, London mint. Incomplete.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14 mm
Weight: 0.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st March 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Identified by: Mr Duncan Slarke

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: Long cross class 5, not further defined
Obverse description: Crown and forehead portion of a crowned bust facing [with sceptre].
Obverse inscription: []ENRI[]
Reverse description: Just over quarter of a long cross voided with three pellets in the angle.
Reverse inscription: DAV/[...](N)
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
To be known as: Swinfen and Packington CP

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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