WMID-3E9FCA: Medieval coin: penny of Henry III (obverse and reverse)

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COIN

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A silver Medieval penny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272) dating to AD 1248-1250. Voided Long Cross, Class 3a-c. Probably class 3b. Minted by Huge at Ilchester. North (1991) vol 1. no. 987(b).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1248
Date to: Exactly AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.07 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18.17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Miss Victoria Allnatt

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: Ilchester
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3b (N 987)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing without sceptre double line of three pellets each side of a central pellet for the beard
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: HVG/E ON/ IVE/LCE
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hodnet (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ6129
Four figure Latitude: 52.85706933
Four figure longitude: -2.58065006
1:25K map: SJ6129
1:10K map: SJ62NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Updated: 2 years ago

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