LON-9E9716: cut halfpenny from a voided long cross penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-9E9716

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval silver cut halfpenny from a voided long cross penny of Henry III dating to 1248 to 1250 AD. Uncertain moneyer, minted in London (Class 3, N986-988). The coin measures 18.4mm length x 10.0mm width x 1.2mm thickness and weighs 0.69g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.4 mm
Width: 10 mm
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 0.69 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Kath Creed
Identified by: Miss Kath Creed

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: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3, not further defined
Obverse description: Crown head with beard facing
Obverse inscription: ...ICVS REX...
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing legend; three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: .../N LV/N-DE
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Maldon (District)
Parish or ward: Great Braxted (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8617
Four figure Latitude: 51.820662
Four figure longitude: 0.697355
1:25K map: TL8617
1:10K map: TL81NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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