HAMP-30AB96: Medieval coin: Cut farthing of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-30AB96

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver 13th-century medieval cut farthing of Henry III, uncertain moneyer, Canterbury mint (1248-1251 AD; Long voided cross, Classes 3c-4ab)

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1248
Date to: AD 1251

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.45 mm
Width: 8.5 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.26 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th October 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2730

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
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 3, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [h]EN[RICVS REX III]
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [.../ON C/]ANT ('A' and 'N' are ligated)
Die axis measurement: 11 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: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Tichborne CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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