WILT-4DC9A7: Medieval: Penny, uncertain ruler

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Unique ID: WILT-4DC9A7

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A silver medieval voided long cross cut farthing of Henry III dating to the period AD 1251-1265. Probably Class Va-Vb, Henri moneyer, uncertain mint

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1251
Date to: Exactly AD 1265

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.34 g
Diameter: 8.83 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Grace Clark
Identified by: Miss Grace Clark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4997

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross classes 5a-c, not further defined
Obverse description: Front facing bust
Obverse inscription: HEN[RICV REX]
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: HEN/[...]/[...]/[...]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shrewton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0544
Four figure Latitude: 51.19519836
Four figure longitude: -1.9298266
1:25K map: SU0544
1:10K map: SU04SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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