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COIN

Unique ID: SF-6766B3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A heavily clipped silver hammered cut halfpenny of Henry III, dating c. 1250-1256. Class 5b (based on the form of the crown), mint and moneyer uncertain.

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: Circa AD 1256

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.32 g
Diameter: 12.31 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
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: Clipped away totally
Reverse description: Voided long cross quartering coin, three pellets in each angle within inner pelleted border
Reverse inscription: [....]C/OR (?)

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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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 6 days ago
Updated: 6 days ago

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