HESH-CCA949: Medieval cut penny of Henry III (obverse and reverse)

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Unique ID: HESH-CCA949

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A Medieval silver cut quarter voided long cross penny of Henry III (AD1216-1272) Class 2b - 3c dating to (AD1248-50). Mint of Gloucester. Moneyer unknown either: Ion, Lvcas, Ricard, Roger. North (1991) nos 985/2-988/1.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.34 mm
Width: 9.28 mm
Thickness: 0.85 mm
Weight: 0.27 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
Mint or issue place: Gloucester
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross classes without sceptre (1-3), not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HEN[RICVS REX III] or HEN[RICVS REX TERCI]
Reverse description: Voided long cross
Reverse inscription: [....] LOV

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.

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

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