BUC-8AB284: Medieval coin: cut farthing of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-8AB284

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver cut farthing of Henry III (AD 1216-1272), long voided cross class 5a, unclear moneyer, Canterbury mint, AD 1250-1256, North (1991) no.991.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1250
Date to: Exactly AD 1256

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 8.21 mm
Width: 8.55 mm
Weight: 0.23 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 27th November 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)

Denomination: Cut farthing
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 5a (N 991)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, [holding sceptre to right]
Obverse inscription: [HENRICVS] REX [III]
Reverse description: Long voided cross pommee dividing legend with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [...]/ON C/[...], ON ligated
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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

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

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