IOW-713532: Medieval Coin: Cut Halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-713532

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete and worn Medieval silver long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272), minted by Nicole at Canterbury. Class 3a2. 1248-1249 (North 1994: 226, ref: 986).

Obverse: hENRIC[VS REX I]II; Crowned bust facing without sceptre.

Reverse: [NIC]/OLE/[ ]/ONC (ON ligated); Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant.

Diameter: 18.0mm. Weight: 0.52g. DA=12:4.

North, J.J. 1994. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I, Early Anglo Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.52 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th February 2018 - Sunday 11th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-1-70

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 3a (N 986)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing without sceptre
Obverse inscription: HENRIC[VS REX I]II
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: [NIC]/OLE/[ ]/ONC (ON ligated)
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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