PUBLIC-06A8AC: PUBLIC-06A8AC-silver longcross cut half of HenryIII

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-06A8AC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete medieval silver cut half penny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272). Voided longcross class 5 AD 1251-1272. Moneyer WILLEM, mint unknown.

JJ North vol 1 1994, Page 226/227 Ref: 991/999

Weight: 0.5gms Diameter: 17mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1251
Date to: Circa AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th March 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr William Burleigh
Identified by: Mr William Burleigh

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 5, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HEN[RICVS REX] III
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoil in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: WIL / LEM
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Tunstead (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2821
Four figure Latitude: 52.73852043
Four figure longitude: 1.37600385
1:25K map: TG2821
1:10K map: TG22SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting Find
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: About one year ago

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