DEV-D36FB5: Medieval coin: silver cut halfpenny of Henry II-Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-D36FB5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver cut halfpenny of Henry II-Henry III, probably dating to c. AD 1180-1247. Voided Short cross, uncertain class, mint and moneyer.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.58 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 8th November 2014 - Saturday 8th November 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019893

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II - Henry III
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, crown of five pellets
Obverse inscription: (hENR)[RICVS REX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross pommee with pommee saltire in each quarter
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Whimple (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY0396
Four figure Latitude: 50.75546372
Four figure longitude: -3.37650103
1:25K map: SY0396
1:10K map: SY06SW
Grid reference source: From finder
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: DEV
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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