HAMP-FBAB21: Medieval coin : penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-FBAB21

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval voided long-cross penny of Henry III (1216-72) class 5c, minted at London by Ricard (1250-6).
Reference: North 993

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.11 g
Diameter: 17.75 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 25th February 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5c (N 993)
Obverse description: Crowned head facing with sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRICVSREX(sceptre)III
Reverse description: Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: RIC ARD ONL VND (AR, ON, ND all ligated)
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Nether Wallop (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2835
Four figure Latitude: 51.11361277
Four figure longitude: -1.60137833
1:25K map: SU2835
1:10K map: SU23NE
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: HAMP
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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