PUBLIC-B87CC1: medieval cut half penny

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-B87CC1

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete, medieval short cross, cut halfpenny, of Henry II -Henry III AD1180-1247. Further detial obscured by wear.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.09 mm
Width: 10.13 mm
Thickness: 0.65 mm
Weight: 0.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th October 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alan CHARMAN
Identified by: Mr Alan CHARMAN

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II - Henry III
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust with sceptre dividing legend
Obverse inscription: [+hENRICVS R/EX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoil in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [+____].ON.[___]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
To be known as: Tenterden

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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