WILT-D2534D: Medieval Penny

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-D2534D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver medieval cut halfpenny of Henry III, dating to the period AD 1217-1242. Voided short cross reverse type with four pellets in each quarter. Canterbury mint, uncertain moneyer.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1217
Date to: Exactly AD 1242

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.49 g
Diameter: 17.07 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5205

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
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 7, not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust, two curls in hair.
Obverse inscription: HENRI[CVS REX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross, four pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: [...O]N CANTAE [...]

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: SU1981
Four figure Latitude: 51.5275955
Four figure longitude: -1.72751046
1:25K map: SU1981
1:10K map: SU18SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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