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COIN

Unique ID: SF-DA1337

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete medieval silver penny of Henry III, dating to the period AD 1248-50. Class 3b. Minted by Richard of Lincoln.

North vol.I, no.987

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
Thickness: 0.77 mm
Weight: 1.38 g
Diameter: 17.59 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

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: Lincoln
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3b (N 987)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, legend begins at 12 o'clock. Broad face with no neck.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing the legend with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: RIC/ARD/ ON L/INC
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Bedfield

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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