BERK-D8A199: Medieval coin: Penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-D8A199

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete but worn silver medieval short cross penny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272), dating to the period AD 1248-1250. Class IIIa, struck by the moneyer Walter in Lincoln. North N986.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1248
Date to: Circa AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.072

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
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 3a (N 986)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facin
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing legend three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [WAL]TER ON LINC
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Cuddesdon and Denton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5803
Four figure Latitude: 51.72273134
Four figure longitude: -1.16173714
1:25K map: SP5803
1:10K map: SP50SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: BERK
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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