IOW-362E85: Medieval Coin: Penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-362E85

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver penny of Henry III (1216-1272). Class 7bC, c. 1222-c. 1236, minted by Tomas at Canterbury. Voided short cross (North 1994: 223, ref: 979).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1222
Date to: Circa AD 1236

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th September 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2010-1-549

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 7b (N 979)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre (broken eye punch)
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: (cross pattée) TOMAS ON C[A]NT
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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