LIN-7EB567: Medieval silver cuyt halfpenny of Henry II

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Unique ID: LIN-7EB567

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A silver cut halfpenny of Henry II, 'Tealby' type (cross-and-crosslets). Illegible mint, struck 1158-1180.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1158
Date to: Circa AD 1180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st November 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: N 952-61 (Cross-and-Crosslets (Tealby): uncertain class)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing wearing armour and mantle with sceptre in right hand
Obverse inscription: [HENR]I RE[X ANG]
Reverse description: Large cross potent with small potent in each angle; in centre, a small cross in saltire.
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: Boston (District)
Parish or ward: Fishtoft (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF3545
Four figure Latitude: 52.98534
Four figure longitude: 0.009536
1:25K map: TF3545
1:10K map: TF34NE
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

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Audit data

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

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