HAMP-4644B7: Medieval coin : cut halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-4644B7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval voided long-cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-76), class 3c (with pointed chin and neck lines), struck by Nicole at Canterbury and dating to 1248-50.
Reference: North 988.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1248
Date to: Circa AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.58 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 372

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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 3c (N 988)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: [hEN]RICVS RE[X
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing the inscription, three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: NIC [OLE ONC] ANT (AN ligated)
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Winchester

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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