HAMP-BC54F2: Medieval coin : penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-BC54F2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver medieval voided long cross penny of Henry III (1327-77), class 3b, dating to the period AD 1248-1250. Moneyer: Willem, mint: Wilton.
Reference: North no. 987.

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: 0.95 g
Diameter: 15.75 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Identified by: Miss Fiona Johnstone

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Entry Form WINCM 253

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: Wilton Castle
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3b (N 987)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX III NR ligated
Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: WIL / LEM / ONW / ILT ON ligated
Initial mark: Star
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
To be known as: Froxfield

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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

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