LIN-173642: Medieval Coin : Long Cross Penny of Henry III

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Unique ID: LIN-173642

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver medieval long-cross penny of Henry III. Moneyer Huge at Wilton mint (AD 1248-1250; Class 3b; North 987).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1248
Date to: Exactly AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.29 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Wilton Castle
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3b (N 987)
Obverse description: Crowned head facing.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: HVG/E ON / [W]IL/TON
Initial mark: Crescent and star.
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: West Lindsey

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
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

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Updated: 4 years ago

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