WMID-C66FD8: Medieval coin: Penny of Henry III, mint Winchester, moneyer Nicole

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Unique ID: WMID-C66FD8

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

Medieval coin: A complete struck / hammered silver penny of Henry III (1216 - 1272 AD), minted between by moneyer Nicole, at the Winchester mint between 1248 and 1250 AD. Class IIIb.

Diameter: 18.39mm
Thickness: 1.08mm
Weight: 1.2 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.08 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 18.39 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th August 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle
Secondary identifier: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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 3b (N 987)
Obverse description: Crowned head facing forward. ligated ENR. No sceptre
Obverse inscription: +hENRICVS [ ]III
Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: N[ ]LE ONW INC
Initial mark: Star / mullet
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: South Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton Aston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8514
Four figure Latitude: 52.723437
Four figure longitude: -2.223527
1:25K map: SJ8514
1:10K map: SJ81SE
WOEID: 31686
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: WMID
Created: Friday 23rd March 2012
Updated: Friday 23rd March 2012

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