LIN-1868A0: Medieval Coin : Cut Long-Cross Halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-1868A0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver medieval cut long-cross halfpenny of Henry III. Moneyer Henri at an uncertain mint (AD 1248-1250; Class 3a-b; North 986-7).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.48 g
Diameter: 15.9 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: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: HEN[RICVS RE]X . III
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: [HEN]/RI O/N[...]
Initial mark: Crescent and star.
Die axis measurement: 7 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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Updated: 4 years ago

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