LVPL-B3E873: Medieval penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-B3E873

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver long cross penny of Henry III (1216-1272). Reverse: WIL/LEM/ONC/[ANT]; voided long cross, pellet in centre of cross. Class Vg. AD 1251-1272. North no. 997.

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
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st July 2017 - Saturday 12th August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

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: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5g (N 997)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, pellet in each curl, pellet each side of head.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided long cross, pellet in centre of cross.
Reverse inscription: WIL/LEM/ONC/[ANT]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Huxley

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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