SWYOR-A70BA3: Medieval coin; cut half penny of Henry III, Class Vc or Vg

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-A70BA3

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A silver Medieval coin; a cut half voided long cross penny of Henry III (AD 1216 - 1272), class Vc or Vg dating from AD 1250 - 1265. Mint of London, struck by Willam. See North number 993 or 997. The coin is 18.4mm long, 9.3mm wide and 0.7mm thick. 0.68g. On edge of the coin is slightly bent back.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1265

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 9.3 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.68 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 1990 - Thursday 22nd January 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2471

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: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5g (N 997)
Obverse description: Forward facing bust holding sceptre.
Obverse inscription: [HENR]ICVS RE[X III]
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each angle. ND ligated
Reverse inscription: WIL/[LEM / ON L]/VND
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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)
Parish or ward: Saxton with Scarthingwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4736
Four figure Latitude: 53.81816188
Four figure longitude: -1.28759036
1:25K map: SE4736
1:10K map: SE43NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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