WAW-826C7C: Medieval: Henry II - Henry III cut farthing

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-826C7C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver cut farthing of Henry II to Henry III (AD 1180 - 1247) dating to AD 1194 - 1209. Mint and moneyer uncertain. Hand and base of sceptre visible on obverse. Reverse has a quatrefoil in the remaining quarter.

Class 4 or 5, North 989 - 999

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1194
Date to: Circa AD 1209

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 8.74 mm
Width: 8.3 mm
Weight: 0.27 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emily Freeman
Identified by: Miss Emily Freeman

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Henry II - Henry III
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Hand with the base of the sceptre.
Obverse inscription: [...] R[EX ...]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoil in the quarter.
Reverse inscription: [...] TER [...]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Alcester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0956
Four figure Latitude: 52.20215731
Four figure longitude: -1.86972911
1:25K map: SP0956
1:10K map: SP05NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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