PUBLIC-87A2BB: Henry III cut quarter

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-87A2BB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cut quarter long voided cross penny of Henry III (r,1216-72) dating to 1247-1272. Obverse: just the partial legend ENR legible ( open E with N and R ligated) Reverse: long voided coss with three pellets in the formed angle and the partial legend ION

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1247
Date to: Exactly AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.48 mm
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 23rd April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Tony Bishenden
Identified by: Mr Tony Bishenden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Henry III, long cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Just part of crown cross visible
Obverse inscription: ENR
Reverse description: Long voided cross with three pellets in the formed angle
Reverse inscription: ION
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
To be known as: Sandwich

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
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: 4 months ago

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