LANCUM-A50AF4: medievalsilvervoidedlongcrosspennyHenryIII

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-A50AF4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver voided long cross penny of Henry III dating from AD1265-75. Probably Class Vh (North 998). Minted bei Iohs at Bury St Edmunds.

Obv: [H]ENRICVS REX [III]

Rev: IOHS ON SENTED

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1265
Date to: Circa AD 1275

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd April 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

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: Bury St. Edmunds
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5h (N 998)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre left
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided long cross with pellets in angles
Reverse inscription: IOH/SON/SEN/TED
Initial mark: none
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Wigton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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