NLM-DD9A7A: Medieval Coin: Halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-DD9A7A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Voided long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272), possibly class 3b issue of 1250-1256.

Obverse description: Facing bust, broad face, hair [right] of two neat curls and pellets, legend stars at 12 O'clock; initial star.

Obverse inscription: hENRIC(--), wedge-footed R

Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle.

Reverse inscription: WIL/LEM(---)

Diameter: 17.5mm, Weight: 0.66gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.66 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 7th July 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39847

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 3b (N 987)
Obverse description: Facing bust, broad face, hair [right] of two neat curls and pellets, legend starts at 12 O'clock
Obverse inscription: HENRIC(--)
Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: WIL/LEM(---)
Initial mark: star.
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Ulceby Cross

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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