SWYOR-35C138: Medieval coin; penny of Henry III, Class 7a

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-35C138

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A silver Medieval coin; a penny of Henry III (AD 1216 - 1272), Class 7a dating from AD 1217 - 1222, minted by Abel at London. See North number 978 on page 222 of North (1994) Volume I. The coin is 17.1mm diameter, 0.9mm thick and 1.27g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1217
Date to: Circa AD 1222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 1.27 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st February 2017 - Wednesday 1st February 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2988

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 7a (N 978)
Obverse description: Forward facing bust with sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS R-EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: ABEL ON LVNDE
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
Parish or ward: Harworth Bircotes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6192
Four figure Latitude: 53.42128028
Four figure longitude: -1.08357165
1:25K map: SK6192
1:10K map: SK69SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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