SWYOR-BCAE96: Medieval coin; cut half penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-BCAE96

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Medieval coin; a cut half voided long cross penny of Henry III (1216 - 1272), Class IIIa-b (1248 - 1250) minted at Newcastle, Northampton or Norwich. See North number 986 - 987 on page 226 of Volume I.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.37 mm
Width: 9.55 mm
Thickness: 0.84 mm
Weight: 0.74 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2011 - Friday 1st June 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1916

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: Newcastle
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3, not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing bust with no neck lines nor sceptre
Obverse inscription: [HEN]RICVS [REX III]
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: [...]O / N N[...]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Hooton Pagnell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4907
Four figure Latitude: 53.557344
Four figure longitude: -1.261786
1:25K map: SE4907
1:10K map: SE40NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: SWYOR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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