WILT-A608F9:

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-A608F9

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A medieval silver Cross and Crosslet (Tealby) Type cut halfpenny of Henry II dating to c AD 1158-1180 (probably Type A in which case c AD 1158-1161). Uncertain moneyer. Uncertain mint. North 952 (North, JJ, 1994, English Hammered Coinage Volume 1, Spink & Son, London p 217, no 952).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1158
Date to: Circa AD 1180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.58 g
Diameter: 19.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5239

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: N 952-61 (Cross-and-Crosslets (Tealby): uncertain class)
Obverse description: Sceptre and shoulder of king with pellets at shoulder and by wrist.
Obverse inscription: [h]ENRI [REX ANGL]
Reverse description: Cross and crosslet.
Reverse inscription: [ ... ] ON [...]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Salisbury

Spatial coordinates


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