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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-698474

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A silver Medieval cut halpenny, short cross type of Henry III (AD 1216 - 1272), probably Class 7a dating from AD 1217 - 1222. Uncertain moneyer, mint of Canterbury. See North number 978 on page 222 of North (1994) Volume I.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1217
Date to: Circa AD 1222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.64 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 7a (N 978)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, two curls to either side, pellet in curls, sceptre in right hand
Obverse inscription: HENR[ ]
Reverse description: Voided short cross, quatrefoil in angles
Reverse inscription: +[ ]CANTE
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Market Rasen area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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