SOM-78D855: Medieval coin: penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-78D855

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Medieval silver penny of Henry III (1216-1272), short class class 7b, minted at Canterbury by Ivn, 1222-1236 AD. North: 979.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1222
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 1236
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.02 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Katie Marsden
Identified by: Miss Katie Marsden

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 020895

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: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 7b (N 979)
Obverse description: Crowned bbust facing forward holding sceptre. Beard made of lines and curls for hair
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with cross pommee in each quarter
Reverse inscription: IVN ON CANTER
Initial mark: Cross patee
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Ilchester

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: Tuesday 13th December 2011
Updated: Thursday 19th January 2012

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