FAKL-B1DCEB: Medieval coin, cut halfpenny

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Medieval coin, cut halfpenny, 1248-1251, voided long cross issue of Henry III (1216-1272) London, Obverse: Crowned bust, facing HENRIC [ ]. Reverse: voided long cross, HEN [rio/nlv] NDE, Class IIIa-IVa, North 986-990. Diameter 19.2mm, Mass 0.69g

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 1248
Date to: Circa AD 1251

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.69 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Mr Jack Coulthard
Secondary identifier: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SWY 991

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3a (N 986)
Obverse description: Crowned bust, facing Reverse:
Obverse inscription: HENRIC [ ].
Reverse description: Voided long cross,
Reverse inscription: HEN [rio/nlv] NDE,
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: South Milford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4830
Four figure Latitude: 53.7641473
Four figure longitude: -1.27333475
1:25K map: SE4830
1:10K map: SE43SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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