SUSS-B2802C: A silver, medieval, cut, voided long cross, halfpenny of Henry III, AD.1216-1272, no sceptre AD.1247-1250. Canturbury mint,

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-B2802C

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A silver, medieval, cut, voided long cross, halfpenny of Henry III, AD.1216-1272, no sceptre AD.1247-1250. Canturbury mint, Moneyer, probably [RIC]ARD Class 3?

Obverse, bust of king facing without sceptre, RICVS RE

Reverse, voided long cross with three pellets in angles, ARD/ ON C (the AR and ON are ligated)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1247
Date to: Circa AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.32 mm
Width: 9.61 mm
Weight: 0.61 g

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Edwin Wood
Identified by: Mr Edwin Wood

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: Long cross class 3, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facingpelleted bears, crescent and pellet hair, no sceptre
Obverse inscription: RICVS RE
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in angles
Reverse inscription: ARD/ ON C
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
Parish or ward: Ditchling (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3213
Four figure Latitude: 50.90139617
Four figure longitude: -0.12417686
1:25K map: TQ3213
1:10K map: TQ31SW
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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