FAKL-AA1043: Medieval silver cut halfpenny, voided long cross

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Unique ID: FAKL-AA1043

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Medieval silver cut halfpenny made from a voided long cross issue of 1247-1279, Class IV to VII, 1250-1279. Obverse: Facing bust with sceptre r] EX III. Reverse: Voided long cross, ]TE [ Diameter 17.2mm, Mass 0.54g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1279

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.54 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SWY 883

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Facing bust with sceptre
Obverse inscription: R] EX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross,
Reverse inscription: ]TE
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
District: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Featherstone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4320
Four figure Latitude: 53.67470791
Four figure longitude: -1.35056301
1:25K map: SE4320
1:10K map: SE42SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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