IOW-0F9FF6: IOW-0F9FF6 Medieval Coin: Cut Halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-0F9FF6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272 AD), minted by Ion at Bury St Edmunds. Class 4a, 1250 (North 1994: 226, ref: 989).
Obverse: [ ]ICVS REX; Crowned bust facing with sceptre
Reverse: [ ]ONS/EDM[ ]; Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
Diameter: 19.41mm. Weight: 0.64g. 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 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.64 g
Diameter: 19.41 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 23rd 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: IOW2012-4-225

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
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 4a (N 989)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre
Obverse inscription: [ ]ICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: [ ]ONS/EDM[ ]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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Recording Institution: IOW
Created: Saturday 26th May 2012
Updated: Sunday 27th May 2012

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