SUSS-987C03: Medieval coin: silver cut farthing of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-987C03

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver cut farthing of Henry III (1216-1272), long voided cross class 5g-i, minted by Renaud at Bury or London, 1251-1272 AD, North 997-999.

Notes:

Photograph and measurements supplied by A Charman

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.2 mm
Width: 12.5 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.39 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 1990 - Thursday 31st December 1992

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: CB-46

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
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 to left Long voided cross pommee with three pellets in each quarter
Obverse inscription: [hENRICVS REX] III
Reverse description: Long voided cross pommee with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [REN/]AVD[...]
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
To be known as: Isle of Oxney

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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