NCL-C8A174: Medieval coin: Irish cut halfpenny of Henry III

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Unique ID: NCL-C8A174

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Irish cut halfpenny of Henry III, 1251-1254.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1251
Date to: Exactly AD 1254

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.65 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st February 2011 - Monday 28th February 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Robert Collins
Identified by: Mr Graeme Kettlewell

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: Dublin
Type: Irish: cut halfpenny of Henry III (S 6243A)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing in a triangle
Obverse inscription: HEN...II
Reverse description: Voided longcross with 3 pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: OND/IVE
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Ainderby Steeple (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3392
Four figure Latitude: 54.322519
Four figure longitude: -1.49415
1:25K map: SE3392
1:10K map: SE39SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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