YORYM-8ED725: Medieval Coin : Cut halfpenny of Henry II, Richard I, John or Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-8ED725

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver cut halfpenny of Henry II, Richard I, John or Henry III dating to the period circa AD 1180 - 1247. Short cross reverse. Moneyer uncertain. Mint of London.

The coin is extremely worn rendering much detail illegible.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II - Henry III
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Short cross
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
To be known as: Saxton With Scarthingwell

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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