ESS-BF2A80: Medieval Coin : Penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-BF2A80

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A Medieval silver penny of Henry III (1216-1272 AD) minted at Canterbury by Willem. Voided long cross class 5c, 1251-1272 AD. North (1980: pg. 182) no.993.

Notes:

Record by information supplied by finder, artefact not seen by FLO

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to Landowner

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1251
Date to: Circa AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.23 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1995 - Tuesday 1st January 2002

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Sarah R Deacon
Identified by: Mr Mike Cuddeford
Secondary identifier: Miss Sarah R Deacon

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Reference 034-C0009

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5c (N 993)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forward with sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross, pellet in centre, three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: WIL/LEM/ ON C/ANT
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: West Wickham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6150
Four figure Latitude: 52.12486459
Four figure longitude: 0.35043698
1:25K map: TL6150
1:10K map: TL65SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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