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GLO-B5497E: GLO-B5497E Cut Halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-B5497E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver cut halfpenny of Henry III Type 7c Date 1236-1242 Obverse: Crowned bust facing forwards holding a sceptre [CU]S [R]
Reverse: short cross voided with four pellets in each angle [...] ON [...]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1236
Date to: Circa AD 1242

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16 mm
Width: 19 mm
Weight: 0.63 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st December 2014 - Sunday 1st March 2015

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 7c (N 980)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forwards holding a sceptre
Obverse inscription: [CU]S [R]
Reverse description: Short cross voided with four pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: [...] ON [...]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
Parish or ward: Slimbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7304
Four figure Latitude: 51.73405446
Four figure longitude: -2.39237339
1:25K map: SO7304
1:10K map: SO70SW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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