IOW-04ECE2: Cut halfpenny of Henry III. Class III (1248-50)

Rights Holder: Frank Basford
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Unique ID: IOW-04ECE2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Cut halfpenny of the Long Cross coinage of Henry III. Class III (1248-50). Diameter 18mm. Weight 0.58g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.58 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th January 2004

Personal details

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Identified by: Dr Barrie Cook
Secondary identifier: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2004-40-7

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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
Obverse description: Lower half of forwasrd facing bust
Obverse inscription: ]ICUS REX[
Reverse description: Half of a voided cross with each angle filled with three pellets
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Yarmouth Parish

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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