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Unique ID: NMS-18A292

Object type certainty: Certain
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Worn silver short cross cut farthing of Henry III. Probably Canterbury mint and moneyer HENRI. Class 7. Circa 1217-1242 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd December 2013 - Thursday 29th May 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Garry CRACE
Identified by: Mr Garry CRACE

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 59835
Other reference: ECKW062014

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
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
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Short cross. Cross pommee in saltire in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: HEN[...]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Hingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG0202
Four figure Latitude: 52.57827959
Four figure longitude: 0.97983244
1:25K map: TG0202
1:10K map: TG00SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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