DENO-B540E4: Medieval coin: halfpenny of Henry III

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Unique ID: DENO-B540E4

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A silver medieval cut long cross halfpenny of Henry III (AD 1216 - 1272), Class 3c (North 985/1-989), minted by Ion in Lincoln, AD 1249.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1249
Date to: Exactly AD 1249

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 8.5 mm
Weight: 0.53 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 8th August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8294

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: Lincoln
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3c (N 988)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: HEN[RICVS REX II]I
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing the legend; three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: ION / ON L/INC/OLN
Initial mark: Star and crescent
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Rushcliffe (District)
Parish or ward: Owthorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6832
Four figure Latitude: 52.88117458
Four figure longitude: -0.99097579
1:25K map: SK6832
1:10K map: SK63SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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