KENT-A35DC4: Cut Halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-A35DC4

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A worn silver voided long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272). Minted at Canterbury by Willem minted during 1248. Voided long cross class 2b2, North 1994,171 no 985/1.

Measurements: 17.78mm long (original diameter), 8.63mm wide, 0.94mm thick and 0.65g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1248
Date to: Circa AD 1248

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.78 mm
Thickness: 0.94 mm
Weight: 0.65 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

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
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 2b (N 985/2)
Obverse description: Crowned facing head
Obverse inscription: +HENRICVS[ REX TERCI'] (NR ligated)
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quarter dividing the legend
Reverse inscription: WIL/LEM/ONC/AHT
Die axis measurement: 3 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: Powick (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8350
Four figure Latitude: 52.14802118
Four figure longitude: -2.24986013
1:25K map: SO8350
1:10K map: SO85SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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