BUC-3650A7: Medieval coin: Cut halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-3650A7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A slightly clipped 13th-century silver medieval cut halfpenny of Henry III, voided short cross Classes 8a-b, struck by uncertain moneyer, probably Canterbury mint, AD 1242-1247

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1242
Date to: Exactly AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.41 g
Diameter: 15.67 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th September 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 8, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre
Obverse inscription: [...]NRICVS R[...]
Reverse description: Short voided cross dividing the inner circle into quarters; small cross pommee in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [...O]N C(AN)
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Tyringham with Filgrave

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Updated: 5 years ago

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