LEIC-1BC602: Cut Irish halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-1BC602

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver cut Irish halfpenny of Henry III (1247-72). The coin is in fair condition, is 18mm in diameter and weighs 0.63g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd May 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 77

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
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Irish: cut halfpenny of Henry III (S 6243A)
Obverse description: Upper half of facing bust within triangular border, sceptre l.
Obverse inscription: HE / / XIII
Reverse description: Voided long cross and pellets
Reverse inscription: [ ]RD/OND/
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Frisby on the Wreake (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7116
Four figure Latitude: 52.736981
Four figure longitude: -0.949875
1:25K map: SK7116
1:10K map: SK71NW
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: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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