PUBLIC-DA8753: PUBLIC-DA8753-Silver cut half of Henry III class 5a3

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-DA8753

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval silver cut half penny of Henry III (1216-1272). voided longcross Class 5a3 (1251-1256) crown with pellet at the end, ball tailed R

JJ North 1994 vol 1, page227, ref 991/3

Weight: 0.4gms Diameter: 17.3mm

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 1256

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd October 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr William Burleigh
Identified by: Mr William Burleigh

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5a (N 991)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing sceptre right, crown has pellet at end. Ball tailed R
Obverse inscription: [HEN]RICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided long cross 3 pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: RIC[ARD ON L]VND
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Aymestrey

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
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting Find
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: About one year ago

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