WILT-CFA134: Medieval Cut Halfpenny

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-CFA134

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A silver medieval cut halfpenny of Henry II, dating to the period AD 1180-1189. Voided short cross reverse type with four pellets in each quarter. Either London or Oxford mint, Gefrei or Iefrei moneyer, classes 1a-1c.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1180
Date to: Exactly AD 1189

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.64 g
Diameter: 18.47 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5181

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 1, not further defined
Obverse description: Indiscernible.
Obverse inscription: [hENRI]CVS R[EX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross, four pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: [...]EFREI ON [...]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1679
Four figure Latitude: 51.50970514
Four figure longitude: -1.77084483
1:25K map: SU1679
1:10K map: SU17NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Updated: About one year ago

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