LEIC-E6EDCE: Medieval Coin: Cut farthingof Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-E6EDCE

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Medieval silver voided long cross cut farthing (1247-1279).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9 mm
Width: 9 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.39 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: Fragment

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Unknown
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Henry III, not further defined
Obverse description: Front facing bust
Reverse description: Voided Long cross with three pellets in each angle
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Shepshed (Civil Parish)

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: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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