LEIC-E6C96C: Medieval Coin: Half Cut Penny of Henry III

Rights Holder: Leicestershire County Council
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Unique ID: LEIC-E6C96C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver voided long cross cut halfpenny (1247-1279), clipped or irregular flan.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1247
Date to: Circa AD 1279

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.46 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Theresa Oswin
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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: Unknown
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Henry III, long cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Front facing crowned bust
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: GI[..]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Loughborough Garendon (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4919
Four figure Latitude: 52.76638358
Four figure longitude: -1.27522934
1:25K map: SK4919
1:10K map: SK41NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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