SWYOR-3D9076: Medieval coin; penny of Henry III

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Unique ID: SWYOR-3D9076

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A silver Medieval coin; a penny of Henry III (1216 - 1272), Voided Long Cross coinage, Class III (1248 - 1250), probably class IIIc minted by IVRDAN (Jordan) at Winchester. See North number 988.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.75 mm
Weight: 1.26 g
Diameter: 17.86 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st June 2011 - Wednesday 21st September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1599

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
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 3c (N 988)
Obverse description: Forward facing bust
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX III'
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: IVRDAN [ON W]INC
Die axis measurement: 8 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: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Kellington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5425
Four figure Latitude: 53.718626
Four figure longitude: -1.183198
1:25K map: SE5425
1:10K map: SE52NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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