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COIN

Unique ID: SF-D80848

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn and clipped silver hammered halfpenny struck for Henry III, dating c. 1250-1272. Probably class 4 or 5, moneyer Willem at uncertain mint. Most details illegible due to wear.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 7.88 mm
Weight: 0.39 g
Diameter: 13.78 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 17th May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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 4 or 5, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, sceptre (?) in right hand
Obverse inscription: [....]RICV[....]
Reverse description: Voided long cross quartering coin, three pellets in each angle within inner pelleted border
Reverse inscription: WIL/LEM[.....]

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Bury St Edmunds

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 11 days ago
Updated: 11 days ago

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