DENO-150797: Medieval coin; Henry III cut halfpenny, Class 3b

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Unique ID: DENO-150797

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Medieval coin; silver voided long-cross cut halfpenny of Henry III, Class 3b, North 987, 1248-50, probably Ilchester mint, possibly Ierveis. Diameter 17.3mm, weight 0.68g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1248
Date to: Circa AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.68 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 15th July 2006 - Saturday 20th March 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Identified by: Ms Rachel Atherton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E6880 coin 4

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3b (N 987)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust of king (no sceptre, no neck, broad face, beard of 3 pellets and large chin pellet)
Obverse inscription: [hENRICV]S REX III (starting at 12 o'clock)
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [...]-VE[.]-[...]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Kirkby la Thorpe

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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