YORYM-DE1497: Medieval Coin : Cut halfpenny of Henry III

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Unique ID: YORYM-DE1497

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A silver cut halfpenny of Henry III dating to the period circa AD 1217 - 1242. Short cross reverse. Moneyer Robert. Mint of Canterbury. Class 7.

North Vol 1, p.223, no.978-980.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 18.7 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 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
Obverse inscription: HEN[-----------]
Reverse description: Short cross
Reverse inscription: ROBERT[------------]
Die axis measurement: 10 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: Brompton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9581
Four figure Latitude: 54.21593345
Four figure longitude: -0.54465738
1:25K map: SE9581
1:10K map: SE98SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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