WILT-A93E45: Medieval Penny

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Unique ID: WILT-A93E45

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A silver medieval penny of Henry III, dating to the year AD 1217. Voided short cross reverse Class 6c3, Abel moneyer, London mint. N976/3.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1217
Date to: Exactly AD 1217

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 18.05 mm

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 6c3 (N 976/3)
Obverse description: Forward facing bust with sceptre.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross, four pellets in each quadrant.
Reverse inscription: ABEL.ON.LVNDE
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

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: Teffont (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9833
Four figure Latitude: 51.09630322
Four figure longitude: -2.02993828
1:25K map: ST9833
1:10K map: ST93SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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