LEIC-7ABE77: Medieval silver cut halfpenny of John or Henry II

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Unique ID: LEIC-7ABE77

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver voided short cross cut half penny, moneyer Abel, London mint, (class 5c to Class 7a) 1207-1222.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1207
Date to: Circa AD 1222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.67 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: CVSREX
Reverse description: Voided short cross and three pellets.
Reverse inscription: NDE+ABE

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Broughton and Old Dalby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6523
Four figure Latitude: 52.80065158
Four figure longitude: -1.03733843
1:25K map: SK6523
1:10K map: SK62SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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