SUSS-D38E31: A Medieval, silver, voided long cross cut half penny of Henry III, AD.1247-72.

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-D38E31

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval, silver, voided long cross cut half penny of Henry III, AD.1247-72.

Obverse:Crescent and pellet hair curls, solid crown band with pellet end jewel, hENRICVS [REX III] NR ligated

Reverse: Voided long cross three pellets in the two quaters. WIL/[.../...]/INC

The coin measures 18.1mm diameter, 0.7mm thick and weighs 0.67 grams.

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 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.67 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 19th October 2017 - Thursday 19th October 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Liz Walker
Identified by: Ms Liz Walker

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: Lincoln
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Henry III, long cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Crescent and pellet hair curls, solid crown band with pellet end jewel
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS [REX III]
Reverse description: Voided long cross three pellets in the two quaters
Reverse inscription: WIL/[.../...]/INC
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Laverstoke (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4849
Four figure Latitude: 51.23816903
Four figure longitude: -1.3138162
1:25K map: SU4849
1:10K map: SU44NE
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: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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