WILT-32D59A: Medieval coin: Cut farthing of Henry II Henry III

Rights Holder: Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum
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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-32D59A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Medieval short-cross cut farthing of Henry II or Henry III, dating to the period AD. 1180-1247. Uncertain moneyer and mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1180
Date to: Exactly AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.52 mm
Width: 9 mm
Weight: 0.26 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Cristina Sanna
Identified by: Miss Cristina Sanna

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSMM 4262

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry II - Henry III
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned head facing, holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Voided short cross with saltire in each quarter
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Coombe Bissett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1126
Four figure Latitude: 51.03325907
Four figure longitude: -1.84450468
1:25K map: SU1126
1:10K map: SU12NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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