LANCUM-9007C5: Medieval coin: Cut long cross halfpenny of Henry III

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Unique ID: LANCUM-9007C5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval voided long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III daring from c. AD1251-72. Class 5. Mint: Canterbury (possibly).

Obv: hENRI[CVSREX] Crowned bust facing

Rev: [...ON] C[AN T]ER

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1251
Date to: Circa AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.5 mm
Width: 8 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.46 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

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
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [hENRICVS REX]
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing legend with pellets in angles
Reverse inscription: [...ON] C[ANT ]ER
Initial mark: none
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: Craven (District)
To be known as: Ingleton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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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Audit data

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

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