PUBLIC-6DC56B: Medieval cut farthing of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-6DC56B

Object type certainty: Possibly
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A Medieval silver voided long cross cut farthing of Henry III (1216-1272 AD), minted by Nicole probably at Canterbury or London. Class 5a or 5b, 1251-1272 AD. North 991-992.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1251
Date to: Circa AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.84 mm
Weight: 0.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th September 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alan CHARMAN
Identified by: Mr Alan CHARMAN

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross classes 5a-c, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing holding sceptre to left
Obverse inscription: +HE[NRICVS REX III]
Reverse description: Long voided cross with three small pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: [NIC/]OLE[/ON_/___]
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
To be known as: Tenterden

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 1 week, 3 days ago
Updated: 1 week, 1 day ago

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