SUSS-528A52: Medieval Coin: Silver Voided Long Cross Penny of Henry III

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Unique ID: SUSS-528A52

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver short cross penny of Henry III. North Class 3b, dating from AD 1248-1250. Moneyer: Willem; Mint of Canterbury. Cf. North 1991 Vol I, p. 226, no. 987.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1248
Date to: Circa AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.27 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 19th January 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Liz Walker
Identified by: Miss Stephanie Smith

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3b (N 987)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: *hENRICVS REX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant.
Reverse inscription: WILLEM ON CANT
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
Parish or ward: Rodmell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ4106
Four figure Latitude: 50.8363619
Four figure longitude: 0.00103698
1:25K map: TQ4106
1:10K map: TQ40NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date is that first reported and recorded.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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