SWYOR-80B74C: Medieval coin; cut half penny of Henry III, Class 3c

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-80B74C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver coin: a cut halfpenny of Henry III (AD 1216 - 1272), class 3c dating from AD 1248 - 1250, the moneyer Nicole, the mint probably Canterbury. It is 18.2mm long, 9.7mm wide and 0.8mm thick. It weighs 0.77gm.

Reference: North (1994), volume 1, page 226, number 988.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.2 mm
Width: 9.7 mm
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.77 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Thursday 16th June 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jack Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Coulthard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2938

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
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 3c (N 988)
Obverse description: A forward facing, crowned bust of the king.
Obverse inscription: HENRI[CVS REX] III
Reverse description: A voided long cross pommee dividing the legend, ith three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: [NIC]OLE ON[CANT]
Initial mark: Crescent and star
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Farlington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6167
Four figure Latitude: 54.09529378
Four figure longitude: -1.06878323
1:25K map: SE6167
1:10K map: SE66NW
What3Words: unit.deferring.curries
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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: Tuesday 13th September 2016
Updated: Wednesday 21st September 2016

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