IOW-280BE6: IOW-280BE6 Medieval Coin: Cut Farthing of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-280BE6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver long cross cut farthing of Henry III (1216-1272 AD), minted by Ion at Bury St Edmunds. Class 3a-4ab, 1248-1250 (North 1994: 226, refs: 986-989/1).
Obverse: [ ]ICVS[ ]; Crowned bust facing
Reverse: [ ]EDM[ ]; Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
10.10 x 9.18mm. Weight: 0.37g. DA=12:12.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1248
Date to: Exactly AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10.01 mm
Width: 9.18 mm
Weight: 0.37 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th May 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-5-53

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Bury St. Edmunds
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Updated: Tuesday 15th May 2012

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