LVPL-F3E116: Medieval penny of Henry III

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Unique ID: LVPL-F3E116

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A medieval penny of Henry III, (AD 1216-1272), minted in Lincoln by Ion. Class IIa, North no. 985/1. Reverse: ION ON LINCOLN; Voided long cross, three pellets in each quarter. AD 1248.

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 1248

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st November 2015 - Thursday 10th December 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: Lincoln
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 2a (N 985/1)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: ION ON LINCOLN
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Washingborough

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Updated: 3 years ago

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