WILT-812796: Medieval Penny

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-812796

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver medieval cut halfpenny of Henry III, dating to the period AD 1248-1250. Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant reverse type. Class 3, uncertain moneyer or mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1248
Date to: Exactly AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.57 g
Diameter: 15.65 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Identified by: Miss Fiona Johnstone

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5214

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
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3, not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing bust
Obverse inscription: [hEN[RICVS [REX III']
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chilmark (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9633
Four figure Latitude: 51.09629235
Four figure longitude: -2.05849897
1:25K map: ST9633
1:10K map: ST93SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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