BH-1A8306: Medieval coin: shortcross halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-1A8306

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver voided shortcross cut halfpenny of Henry III dating to the period 1204 to 1209. Class 5. Mint of Lincoln.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1204
Date to: Circa AD 1209

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.69 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 22nd April 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

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
Mint or issue place: Lincoln
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust
Obverse inscription: [...]RICVS[...]
Reverse description: Voided shortcross; four pellets in each field
Reverse inscription: ON NICOL

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Lowick (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9480
Four figure Latitude: 52.40993797
Four figure longitude: -0.61952067
1:25K map: SP9480
1:10K map: SP98SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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Updated: About one year ago

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