DUR-F55468: Short cross half penny- DUR-F55468

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Unique ID: DUR-F55468

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Silver short cross cut half-penny, Henry II- Henry III, minted 1180- 1247 in London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.81 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 18.08 mm

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 II - Henry III
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: [HENRI]CVS RE[X]
Reverse description: Short cross
Reverse inscription: [...]ON LV[ND]
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: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Raskelf (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5071
Four figure Latitude: 54.132424
Four figure longitude: -1.236298
1:25K map: SE5071
1:10K map: SE57SW
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

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Audit data

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

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