LEIC-B3F778: short cross cut half penny of Henry II

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-B3F778

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

medieval silver short cross cut half penny.

Notes:

Heavily clipped upper edge

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1180
Date to: AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.45 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 20th December 2003

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Knox
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Other reference numbers

Other reference: EN2538

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Short cross classes 1-2, not further defined
Obverse description: Top part of facing crowned bust
Reverse description: Short cross with four joined pellets
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Brooke Survey Field A19/6

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: During Landscape survey
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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