SWYOR-97F386: Medieval coin; cut halfpenny of Henry III, class 6d - 7a

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-97F386

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver coin: a cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216 - 1272), probably class 6d - 7a (1217 - 1222), London mint, the moneyer Ilger. It is 18.3mm long, 9.1mm wide and 0.7mm thick. It weighs 0.66gm.

Reference: North, volume 1, number 977 - 978.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1217
Date to: Exactly AD 1222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.3 mm
Width: 9.1 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.66 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st February 2014 - Monday 31st March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS Form number 000578

Materials and construction

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

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 7a (N 978)
Obverse description: A forward facing, crowned bust of the king.
Obverse inscription: [HE]NRICVS R[EX]
Reverse description: A voided short cross pommee with a quatrefoil in each angle.
Reverse inscription: (ILG)ER ON LV[ND]
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Beal (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5324
Four figure Latitude: 53.70974077
Four figure longitude: -1.1985203
1:25K map: SE5324
1:10K map: SE52SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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