LVPL-79C6D7: Medieval coin: cut half penny of Henry III

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Unique ID: LVPL-79C6D7

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Medieval coin: A struck / hammered silver cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216 to 1272), minted between 1248 and 1250, in Winchester by moneyer Hvge. Probably Class III.

Diameter: 18.59mm
Width: 9.09mm
Thickness: 0.59mm
Weight: 0.6 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1248
Date to: Circa AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 9.09 mm
Thickness: 0.59 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 18.59 mm

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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: Winchester
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned face
Obverse inscription: [ ] ICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: HVG [ ] ChE
Initial mark: not present
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Stainfield (Civil Parish)

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: Thursday 2nd June 2011
Updated: Wednesday 6th July 2011

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