WMID-FB33E0: 
Medieval coin: Long-cross penny of Henry III (1216-72); moneyer: Walter of Canterbury; class 5c-h (1251-72); front, reverse.

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-FB33E0

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver long-cross penny of Henry III (1216-72); moneyer: Walter of Canterbury; class 5c-h (1251-72).

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Identified by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Secondary identifier: Mr Jim Wall

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
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 5, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned head facing with sceptre.
Obverse inscription: [ ]EX.[ ]
Reverse description: Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: WAL/TER/O[ ]/(A)NT
Die axis measurement: 7 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: Drayton Bassett CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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