SWYOR-27DCBF: Medieval coin; penny of Henry III, Class 7a

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-27DCBF

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A silver Medieval coin; a short cross penny of Henry III (AD 1216 - 1272), Class 7a dating from AD 1217 - 1222, minted at Bury St Edmunds by Norman. The coin is 18.1mm diameter, 0.7mm thick and 1.27g. See North (1994) Volume 1, number 978 on page 223.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1217
Date to: Circa AD 1222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.27 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th August 2015 - Sunday 30th August 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2909

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: Bury St. Edmunds
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 7a (N 978)
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRIC[VS R]EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: [N]ORMAN ON SAN
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Newbald (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9034
Four figure Latitude: 53.79453669
Four figure longitude: -0.63519448
1:25K map: SE9034
1:10K map: SE93SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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