WAW-FE0C1B: Medieval: Henry II - Henry III cut farthing

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-FE0C1B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver cut farthing of Henry II - Henry III (AD 1180 - 1247). Mint and moneyer is uncertain. The obverse has a visible sceptre dividing the legend between R/EX. Reverse has a voided short cross with quatrefoil in the visible quarter. The coin is worn and diagnostic features have been lost.

Class 1 - 8, North 962 - 981.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10.1 mm
Width: 9.56 mm
Weight: 0.31 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: Bust is no longer visible. There is a sceptre dividing the legend at R/EX
Obverse inscription: [HENRICVS R]EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoil in the visible quarter.
Reverse inscription: [...] ON [...]
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0954
Four figure Latitude: 52.18417656
Four figure longitude: -1.86978155
1:25K map: SP0954
1:10K map: SP05SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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