LVPL-8E10B2: Medieval penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-8E10B2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver voided long cross penny of Henry III, (AD 1216-1272). Reverse: HENRI ON LVNDE; voided long cross dividing legend with three pellets in each quarter. Class 5g, North no. 997. AD 1251-1272.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2015 - Thursday 5th November 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 5g (N 997)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre, pellets in hair and pellet on chin.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing legend with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: HENRI ON LVNDE
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely 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: Little Neston

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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Audit data

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

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