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Unique ID: SF-6765BB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver hammered cut halfpenny of Henry III, dating c. 1250-1256. Class Vb, moneyer Roberd or Ricard at the mint of Durham.

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: Circa AD 1256

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 9.01 mm
Weight: 0.68 g
Diameter: 16.91 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th July 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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: Durham
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5b (N 992)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, sceptre held in right hand
Obverse inscription: [hE]NRICVS RE[X III]
Reverse description: Voided longcross quartering coin, three pellets in each angle within inner pelleted border
Reverse inscription: [....]/ON D/VRh

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Wilby

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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