HESH-59D4E2: Medieval Coin: Cut Farthing of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-59D4E2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver 'long cross' cut quarter penny (cut farthing) of Henry IIII - possibly struck by the moneyer Renaud at either Bury, London, or York

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 8.3 mm
Width: 7.5 mm
Weight: 0.23 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hereford Museum Entry Form: HFDMG 2781

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Uncertain due to small size of coin
Obverse inscription: HEN[RICVS REX]
Reverse description: Long cross which divides the field and inscription; within each quarter three pellets
Reverse inscription: [REN[AVD [ON ...]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Staunton on Wye

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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