WILT-B0B14B: Medieval coin: Penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-B0B14B

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Medieval voided long-cross penny of Henry III dating to the period AD 1250-1256. Moneyer Nichole, mint of Canterbury, Class Vb. north 992

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1250
Date to: Exactly AD 1256

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.26 g
Diameter: 18.15 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4671

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: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5b (N 992)
Obverse description: A crowned bust facing with sceptre and single large pellet on the chin. Two large well-defined curls with pellets on either side of the face. Single band crown with three pellets raised in a cross in the centre.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: NICOLE ON CANT
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shrewton

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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