HESH-CCA236: Medieval coin: penny of Henry III or Edward I (obverse and reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-CCA236

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A Medieval silver cut quarter voided long cross penny of Henry III (AD1216-1272) or early Edward I (1272-1307) dating to (AD 1216 - 1278) Class unknown. Mint and Moneyer unknown.The coin is partially missing. North (1991) nos 983-1002.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1216
Date to: Circa AD 1278

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10.36 mm
Width: 8.77 mm
Thickness: 0.71 mm
Weight: 0.3 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Ms Victoria Allnatt

Other reference numbers

Other reference: HFDMG 3222

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HE[........]
Reverse description: Voided long cross
Reverse inscription: [....] ON [....]

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)
Parish or ward: Wellington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO4947
Four figure Latitude: 52.11895187
Four figure longitude: -2.74626693
1:25K map: SO4947
1:10K map: SO44NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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