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Unique ID: SF7531

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1248
Date to: AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.89 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st December 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Helen Geake
Identified by: Dr Helen Geake

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's ref. 1300

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Bury St. Edmunds
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Facing bust; the sceptre area is missing. Inscription starts at 1 o'clock and there is no fist (holding the sceptre) interrupting HENRICVS and REX.
Obverse inscription: HEN[RI]CVS R[EX I]II'
Reverse description: Long voided cross with three pellets in each quarter. The inscription is missing all of one quarter and part of another, and is badly scraped, but luckily the crucial parts can be read.
Reverse inscription: ION / ONS' / [EDM / VN]D

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Waveney (District)

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 17 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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