LVPL-5A99A2: Medieval cut half penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-5A99A2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver cut half penny of Henry III, (AD 1216-1272). Reverse: [WAL]TER ON C[ANT; voided long cross, three pellets between each quarter. Monier: Walter, Canterbury mint. Class Vf, North no. 996, AD 1250-1251.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1251

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 26th October 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: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5f (N 996)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, with double banded crown.
Obverse inscription: HENRIC[VS REX]
Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets between each quarter.
Reverse inscription: [WAL]TER ON C[ANT
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shrewsbury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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