PUBLIC-A99FB7: Henry III 3a

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-A99FB7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cut silver voided long cross half penny of Henry r. 1216-1272, likely class 5g (North 997) minted at an uncertain mint but certainly either Canterbury, Durham or London, by a Willem c.1258-c.1270.

Obv.: Facing bust with sceptre dividing legend . Leg.: '[HEN]R[ICVS] R[E]X[/III]', type 3 Rs and type 5 X. Rev.: Voided long cross dividing legend, with 3 pellets in each angle Leg.: 'WIL/LEM/[ON_/___]'

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1258
Date to: Circa AD 1270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.63 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 16.59 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd February 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Richard Morrissey
Identified by: Mr Richard Morrissey
Secondary identifier: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Unknown
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5g (N 997)
Obverse description: Facing bust with sceptre dividing legend
Obverse inscription: [HEN]R[ICVS] R[E]X[/III]
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing legend, with 3 pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: WIL/LEM/[ON_/___]
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
To be known as: Leeds

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

No references cited so far.

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