DOR-7459E3: Medieval Coin: Cut halfpenny of Henry III

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Unique ID: DOR-7459E3

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A silver cut halfpenny of Henry III. A longcross Class 5 (5c onwards) dating to. Issued by Willem in Canterbury
Diameter: 18.75mm
Thickness: 0.73mm
Weight: 0.63g
Die axis: 3

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.73 mm
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 18.75 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sarah Kelman
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS019451

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 5, not further defined
Obverse description: Facing bust, crowned, holding sceptre, oval eyes, pellets in hair curls
Obverse inscription: [hENRICVS RE]X III
Reverse description: Voided long cross with pellets in the angles. EM ligated, ON ligated
Reverse inscription: [WIL]LEM ON CANT
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Over Wallop (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2939
Four figure Latitude: 51.14953043
Four figure longitude: -1.58677235
1:25K map: SU2939
1:10K map: SU23NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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