LVPL-6A3D90: Medieval cut halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-6A3D90

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver cut halfpenny of Henry III, (AD 1216-1272). Reverse: [TOM]/ASO[ONN/ORB]; voided long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter. Minted in Northampton by Tomas. North no. 986-988, AD 1248-1250.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1248
Date to: Circa AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Thursday 10th March 2016

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: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Northampton
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: [HENRICVS REX III]
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing inscription, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: [TOM]/ASO/[ONN/ORB]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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 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

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

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