HESH-468E06: Medieval Coin: Cut half penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-468E06

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver cut half penny of Henry III, class Va-g 1250-1265 AD. Moneyer: Nicole, Mint: Canterbury

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1265

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.57 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross classes 5a-g, not further defined
Obverse description: Lower half of a crowned head - facing. Beard formed with pellets, harir pellet within crescent curls. In the inscription the foot of the R has a curved profile and the X has a wavey axis
Obverse inscription: [HENRCV]S REX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross divides the coin evenly - in each quarter are three pellets.
Reverse inscription: [NIC]OLE ON C[ANT]
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Ledbury

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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