LVPL-FF28C3: Medieval half penny of Henry III

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Unique ID: LVPL-FF28C3

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A silver voided long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III, (1216-1272). Reverse: [DAV]/ION/LVN/[DEN]; voided long cross dividing legend. Class Vg, North no. 997. AD1251-1272.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 0.8 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st August 2017 - Wednesday 1st November 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: Incomplete

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 5g (N 997)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: [HEN]RICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing legend
Reverse inscription: [DAV]/ION/LVN/[DEN]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Sefton (Metropolitan District)
District: Sefton (Metropolitan District)
To be known as: Melling

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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