WAW-2AC7A3: Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry III (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-2AC7A3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272) minted in Canterbury by Henri between 1217 and 1242. North Nos. 978-980.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1217
Date to: Exactly AD 1242

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.72 g
Diameter: 18.65 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 25th February 2017 - Friday 25th May 2018

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
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: Short cross class 7b (N 979)
Obverse description: Bust facing forwards.
Obverse inscription: HENRIC
Reverse description: Short voided cross with a quatrefoil in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: HENRI ยท O
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Malvern Hills (District)
Parish or ward: Clifton upon Teme (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7362
Four figure Latitude: 52.25550277
Four figure longitude: -2.39696134
1:25K map: SO7362
1:10K map: SO76SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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