IOW-8B00D2: Medieval Coin: Cut Farthing of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-8B00D2

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

A complete but slightly damaged Medieval silver long cross cut farthing of Henry III (1216-1272), minted by Jordan at Winchester. Class 2a or 3a-3c, 1248-1250 (North 1994: 226, refs: 985/1; 986-988).

Obverse: hEN[ ]; Crowned bust facing without sceptre.

Reverse: IVR/[ ]/[ ]/[ ]; Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant.

Length: 8.9mm; width: 8.6mm. Weight: 0.30g. DA=12:9.

North, J.J. 1994. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I, Early Anglo Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 8.9 mm
Width: 8.6 mm
Weight: 0.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2018 - Wednesday 1st August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-7-192

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Winchester
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing without sceptre
Obverse inscription: HEN[ ]
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: IVR/[ ]/[ ]/[ ]
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
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Updated: 2 months ago

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