WAW-F0D8FB: Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry III (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-F0D8FB

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-72) minted by Nicole between 1248 and 1250. Class 3c; North No. 988.

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: Exactly AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.45 g
Diameter: 15.82 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 6th December 2017 - Thursday 2nd February 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at Slimbridge Lets Go Digging 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3c (N 988)
Obverse description: Bust facing forwards, crowned. Annulet eyes with pellets within. Two curls either side. Colon after REX. Possibly a trace of the neck. Additional pellets outside of the curls.
Obverse inscription: [hENRICVS] REX ยท III
Reverse description: Long voided cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: NIC / OLE
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
Parish or ward: Slimbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7303
Four figure Latitude: 51.72506356
Four figure longitude: -2.3922955
1:25K map: SO7303
1:10K map: SO70SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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