SUR-9366B7: Medieval coin: Penny of Henry III

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Unique ID: SUR-9366B7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver penny of Henry III, 1247-1279. Class I-III. The coin has been folded and the reverse is not visible.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1247
Date to: Circa AD 1279

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.44 g
Diameter: 13.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st April 2017

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 17-883

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 1a (N 983)
Obverse inscription: [HENRICVS R]EX [III]
Reverse inscription: Not visible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Tangley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3449
Four figure Latitude: 51.23917237
Four figure longitude: -1.5143471
1:25K map: SU3449
1:10K map: SU34NW
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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