NLM-6102E8: Medieval Coin: Halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-6102E8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Voided long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272), class 3a issue of moneyer Davi at London mint, 1250.

Obverse description: Facing bust with hair [right] of two larger and three smaller crescents, beard of two lines of small pellets, the innermost smaller.

Obverse inscription: (--)ICVS REX, the X is a composite of an I with two small crescents.

Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle.

Reverse inscription: DAV/ION(---)

Diameter: 18.7mm, Weight: 0.67gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.67 g
Diameter: 18.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 26th March 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM36091

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: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3a (N 986)
Obverse description: Facing bust with hair [right] of two larger and three smaller crescents, beard of two lines of small pellets, the innermost smaller.
Obverse inscription: (--)ICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: DAV/ION(---)
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Amcotts

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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