WAW-A11502: Medieval coin: Penny of Henry II

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Unique ID: WAW-A11502

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and slightly bent later 12th-century silver medieval cut halfpenny of Henry II, struck by the moneyer Rodbert at Wilton or Winchester mint in 1180 AD (Short voided cross Class 1a)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 18.95 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 4312

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Mint or issue place: Wilton
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 1a (N 962)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [hENRICV]S.REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross dividing the inner field into quarters; small cross pommee in each angle
Reverse inscription: +RODBERT....
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

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)
Parish or ward: Much Marcle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO6633
Four figure Latitude: 51.994399
Four figure longitude: -2.496597
1:25K map: SO6633
1:10K map: SO63SE
WOEID: 26347630 Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WAW
Created: Thursday 15th December 2011
Updated: Thursday 15th December 2011

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