YORYM-F84961: Medieval Coin : Penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-F84961

Object type certainty: Certain
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A broken silver penny of Henry III dating to the period circa AD 1242 - 1247. Short cross reverse. Moneyer uncertain. Mint of York. Class 8a.

North Vol 1, p.223, no.9981.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1242
Date to: Circa AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 20.2 mm

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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: York
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 8a (N 981)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [HEN]RICVS RE[X]
Reverse description: Short cross
Reverse inscription: [-------].ON.EVER
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0479
Four figure Latitude: 54.19622055
Four figure longitude: -0.4073885
1:25K map: TA0479
1:10K map: TA07NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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