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COIN

Unique ID: SF-7A59A5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver hammered cut halfpenny of Henry II, dating c. 1180-1185. Probably class 1b, moneyers Osber or Rodbert at the mint of Wilton.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1185

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 8.77 mm
Weight: 0.64 g
Diameter: 19.56 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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 II of England
Mint or issue place: Wilton Castle
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 1b (N 963)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, sceptre held in right hand
Obverse inscription: HENRICV[S REX]
Reverse description: Voided shortcross quartering coin, quatrefoil in each angle within inner pelleted border
Reverse inscription: [....]N. WILTV
Initial mark: Cross pattee

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: Bedfield

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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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