LVPL-CB2EE9: Medieval penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-CB2EE9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver voided long cross penny of Henry III, (1216-1272). Reverse: HENRI ON LVNDE; voided long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter, pellet in centre of long cross. Class IIIc, North no. 988. AD 1248-1250.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st June 2015 - Monday 10th August 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

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: Long cross class 3c (N 988)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, pellets in beard and hair.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS III REX
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter, pellet in centre of long cross.
Reverse inscription: HENRI ON LVNDE
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Christleton

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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