HESH-5CD963: Medieval coin: cut half penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-5CD963

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

Rally ID: 47

Medieval coin: A cut half voided long cross penny of Henry III (1247-1272). The coin has been heavily worn.

Obverse: Face facing outwards, pelleted beard, sceptre
Obverse inscription: [ ] ENRICV [S REX III]
Reverse: Voided long cross, with 3 pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [ ] I EVR?

Diameter: 17.3mm
Weight: 0.6 grams.

Coin was photographed.

Notes:

Recorded in the field at DW Ludlow 2 Rally on Sunday 5th September 2010.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1247
Date to: Circa AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

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

Rally details.

This object was found at Detecting Wales Rally - Ludlow 2 (05/09/10)

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill
Secondary identifier: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DW Ludlow 2 / Rally ID: 47

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: Henry III, long cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Face pointing outwards, pelleted beard. Sceptre on left
Obverse inscription: [ ]ENRICV[ ]
Reverse description: Voided long cross, 3 pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [ ] I EVR? [ ]
Degree of wear: Worn: 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: Ludlow 2 rally

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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