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COIN

Unique ID: SF-F79DBD

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete (cut half) silver medieval penny of Henry III, dating to the period AD 1248-50. Class 3b. Minted by Henry of uncertain mint.

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: 0.91 mm
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 16.69 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3b (N 987)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing. Legend starts at 12 o'clock. Face is short with beard formed from three large pellets. N and R ligated.
Obverse inscription: HENRICV[S REX III]
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing the legend with a quatrefoil in each quarter. E and N ligated
Reverse inscription: HEN/RI O/[...]
Die axis measurement: 12 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: Bacton

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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