HESH-D2242A: Medieval Coin: cut half-penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-D2242A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A voided long cross cut half penny of Henry III of Class Va-d (AD 1250-1256) struck by the moneyer Nicole at the Canterbury Mint

North: 991-3

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: Exactly AD 1256

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 8.3 mm
Weight: 0.61 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Long cross classes 5a-c, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: [HENRICVS REX] III
Reverse description: Voided long cross divides the field and inscription - in each divided quarter three pellets.
Reverse inscription: [NIC]OLE ON C[ANT]
Die axis measurement: 7 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: Wellington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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