NLM-7F39B9: Medieval Coin: Penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-7F39B9

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Voided long cross penny of Henry III (1216-1272), possibly class 5b issue of 1250-1256, moneyer Henri at London mint.

Obverse description: Facing bust with sceptre left, hair of two neat curls and pellets to either side, beard of double row of pellets, neck lines.

Obverse inscription: hENRICVS REX. III, X with two wavy members, R with wedge foot

Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle.

Reverse inscription: hEN/RIO/NLV/NDE

Diameter: 18.4mm, Weight: 1.28gms, die axis: 9

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1250
Date to: Exactly AD 1256

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 29th May 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39447

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5b (N 992)
Obverse description: Facing bust with sceptre left, hair of two neat curls and pellets to either side, beard of double row of pellets, neck lines
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX. III
Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: HEN/RIO/NLV/NDE
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haxey

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: NLM
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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