SWYOR-BB7F5C: Medieval coin; penny of Henry III, Class 7a(D)

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-BB7F5C

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A Medieval silver coin: a short cross penny of Henry III (AD 1216 - 1272), class 7a(D) dating from AD AD 1217 - 1222, London mint, moneyer Ilger. It is 17.4mm in diameter and 0.7mm thick. It weighs 1.26gm.

Reference: North, volume 1, page 222, number 978 (D).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1217
Date to: Exactly AD 1222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.26 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 23rd April 2005 - Thursday 23rd April 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2555, finder's number M102

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: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 7a (N 978)
Obverse description: A forward facing, crowned bust of the king, with sceptre.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS R[EX]
Reverse description: A voided short cross pommee with a quatrefoil in each angle.
Reverse inscription: [IL]GER ON LVND
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
District: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Barwick in Elmet and Scholes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4038
Four figure Latitude: 53.83672075
Four figure longitude: -1.39364813
1:25K map: SE4038
1:10K map: SE43NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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