PUBLIC-0D9ED6: PUBLIC-0D9ED6: Silver medieval penny of Henry III

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An incomplete silver medieval shortcross penny of Henry III (1217-1242). Class 7c (1236 - 1242) moneyer: Nichole mint: London. North vol 1 (1999) page 223 ref no 980.

The coin is damaged and missing a semi circular piece from 10 o clock to 12 o clock on the obverse.

Diameter: 18.1mm Weight: 1.2 grams

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th October 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr William Burleigh
Identified by: Mr William Burleigh

Materials and construction

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

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 7c (N 980)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, no pellets in curls. Square bearded face, no chin
Obverse inscription: [HE]NRICVS RE[X]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoils in each angle
Reverse inscription: NICHOLE ON L[VN]
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Adforton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting Find
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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

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