SUSS-A6F9A1: Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry II

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-A6F9A1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver cut halfpenny of Henry II (1154-1189), short cross class 1b, minted by Osber at unclear mint, 1180-1189 AD, North 963

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1189

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 8.8 mm
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.67 g
Diameter: 19.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 12th April 2010

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 1b (N 963)
Obverse description: Crowned head facing holding sceptre to left
Obverse inscription: [hENRIC]VS . REX
Reverse description: Short voided cross pommee with small saltire pommee in each quarter
Reverse inscription: OSBER.O[N...]
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Near Lewes

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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: SUSS
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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