HESH-DA5E31: Medieval silver penny of Henry III (obverse and reverse)

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Unique ID: HESH-DA5E31

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A Medieval silver penny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272) dating to AD 1251-1272) class 5b. Minted in London. Moneyer: Nicole. North (1991) no. 991/3 (b).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1251
Date to: Circa AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.01 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 18.07 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: HFDMG: 3221

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 5b (N 992)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: NIC/OLE/ON/LVNI
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

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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: Orleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO4967
Four figure Latitude: 52.298744
Four figure longitude: -2.74928656
1:25K map: SO4967
1:10K map: SO46NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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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