LANCUM-3259A4: Medieval coin: Cut short cross halfpenny of Henry III

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Unique ID: LANCUM-3259A4

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Medieval silver halfpenny of Henry III dating from c. AD1217-1242. Probably Class 7a or 7b. Minted by Ilger at London. North 978 or 979.



Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1217
Date to: Circa AD 1242

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.5 mm
Thickness: 0.1 mm
Weight: 0.49 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Mr Carl Savage
Secondary identifier: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 7, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre left
Obverse inscription: [hENRICVS REX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with pellets in angles
Reverse inscription: [ILG]ER ON L[VND]
Initial mark: none
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
To be known as: Carlton Husthwaite

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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