BERK-9B2947: Medieval coin: Cut halfpenny of Henry II

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-9B2947

Object type certainty: Certain
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A 'short cross' cut halfpenny of Henry II (AD 1154-1189). North Class 1b. Probably struck by Reinier in Winchester between AD 1180-1189. North No. 963.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1189

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18 mm
Width: 8.74 mm
Thickness: 0.65 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2014.547

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Mint or issue place: Winchester
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 1b (N 963)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, with sceptre
Obverse inscription: HEN[RICVS RE]X
Reverse description: Short cross with quatrefoil in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [REI]NIER ON W[INC]
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Sutton Courtenay (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4993
Four figure Latitude: 51.63368315
Four figure longitude: -1.29341809
1:25K map: SU4993
1:10K map: SU49SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Find number: PUBLIC-167232
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Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry II (1154-1189), minted in Winchester by Reinier between 1180 and 1189. Class 1b; North No. 963.
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Find number: WAW-D9038D
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry II (1154-1189), minted in Winchester by Reinier between 1180 and 1189. Class 1b; North No. 963.
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Find number: HESH-677993
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Medieval cut halfpenny of Henry II, Class 1b. Probably struck by Reinier at the mint of Winchester c. 1180-1189 North 963
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

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Audit data

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

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