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Unique ID: DUR-8E0FA4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver voided long cross cut halfpenny, dating to 1247-79 and minted in Canterbury.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1247
Date to: Circa AD 1279

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.79 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 16.56 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

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
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Henry III, long cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: [HE]NRICVS R[EX]
Reverse description: Voided long cross
Reverse inscription: ...ON CAN...
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Claxton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6960
Four figure Latitude: 54.031383
Four figure longitude: -0.948073
1:25K map: SE6960
1:10K map: SE66SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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