HESH-E64790: Medieval: Silver cut half-penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-E64790

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Silver cut half-penny of Henry III, moneyer is probably Rener who struck coins at the mint in York. From the style of crown and inscription Class III / Class 3 is suggested, possibly class 3c. Dated 1248-1250

North: 988

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.49 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

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
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3c (N 988)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing; the crown is formed from a band with a low squat central lis and side pearls which conjoin with the upper edge of the band. All other detail lost. In the inscription the III is preceded by a single pellet and has large comma afterwards
Obverse inscription: [HENRICVS REX] III
Reverse description: Long cross divides the coin; in each quarter are three pellets. The EN of REN are ligatured, the R is wedge footed
Reverse inscription: REN[ER ON EVERW]
Initial mark: Star
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
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: Hay-on-Wye

Spatial coordinates


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Audit data

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

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