WAW-156F22: Obverse and reverse of a Henry III cut halfpenny.

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-156F22

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

A cut halfpenny of Henry III.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1248
Date to: AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.75 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st February 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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
Obverse description: Left hand side of the bust, facing forwards.
Obverse inscription: CVS REX II
Reverse description: Long voided cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: OLE / ONC ON are ligated.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Hartlebury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8568
Four figure Latitude: 52.309904
Four figure longitude: -2.221436
1:25K map: SO8568
1:10K map: SO86NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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