WILT-728166: Medieval coin: Cut halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-728166

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver medieval cut short-cross halfpenny of Henry III. Henri moneyer, Canterbury mint (AD 1217-1242; Class 7a-7c; North 978-80).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.57 g
Diameter: 17.05 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 2014-31

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]RICVS R[EX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with saltire in each quarter
Reverse inscription: HE[...]ANT

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Chirton

Spatial coordinates


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

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