LEIC-BEC2A8: Medieval silver cut halfpenny

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-BEC2A8

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

Medieval silver short cross cut halfpenny, 1180-1247, mint unknown.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.65 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 21st January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: REX H
Reverse description: Voided short cross and crosslets
Reverse inscription: ROGER.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
To be known as: melton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Melton club dig

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: Monday 16th April 2012
Updated: Monday 16th April 2012

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