PUBLIC-E2B4C7: A silver medieval cut short-cross halfpenny of Henry II.

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-E2B4C7

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A silver medieval cut short-cross halfpenny of Henry II (AD1154-1189). Moneyer Gocelm at Winchester mint (AD1180-c.1189). Class 1b1 or 1b2. Obverse description: Crowned bust facing holding a sceptre. Obverse inscription: [HENRI]CVS REX. Reverse description: Voided short cross; quatrefoil in each angle. Reverse inscription: GOC[ELM ON] WINC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1189

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.67 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 21.07 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 14th April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David Lange
Identified by: Mr David Lange

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Mint or issue place: Winchester
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 1, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing holding a sceptre.
Obverse inscription: [HENRI]CVS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross; quatrefoil in each angle.
Reverse inscription: GOC[ELM ON] WINC
Die axis measurement: 6 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: East Hampshire (District)
To be known as: Langrish

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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