HESH-D1FC7A: Medieval: Coin

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Unique ID: HESH-D1FC7A

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A voided long cross penny of Henry III of Class Vb (AD 1250-1256) struck by the moneyer Ricard at the London Mint

North: 992

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Shropshire Museum Service; Object Entry Form: E. 01554

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Decoration style: Floral
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: Crowned bust facing. In the inscription the NR are ligated
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross divides the field and inscription - in each divided quarter three pellets. In the inscription the AR and ND are ligated
Reverse inscription: RICAR[D] ON LVND
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Little Birch

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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