GLO-0C6CB5: Silver cut farthing of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-0C6CB5

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Silver cut farthing of Henry III
Class V
Date 1251-1272
Length 9mm, width 9mm, weight 0.27g
Obverse: holding a sceptre crowned bust facing forwards, only the left top quarter of the bust remains.
Obverse inscription: HE-I'
Reverse: long cross voided with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: GIC
Condition: very fine

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1251
Date to: Ante AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9 mm
Width: 9 mm
Weight: 0.27 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Wednesday 30th June 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 3746

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut 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: Holding a sceptre crowned bust facing forwards, only the left top quarter of the bust remains.
Obverse inscription: HE-I’
Reverse description: Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: GIC
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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