KENT-3A3030: Cut halfpenny of henry III

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Unique ID: KENT-3A3030

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A worn Medieval silver voided long-cross cut half-penny of Henry III (1216-1272), Minted at Canterbury by Nicole, between 1248-1250. Class 3 possibly variety D2, North (1994) No.988/1.

Measurements: 17.24mm long (remaining diameter, slightly distorted due to post-depositional edge folding) 8.12mm wide, 0.89mm thick (not including folding, which is too delicate to measure) and 0.59g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1236
Date to: Circa AD 1242

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.24 mm
Width: 8.12 mm
Thickness: 0.89 mm
Weight: 0.59 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: 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: Long cross class 3c (N 988)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust
Obverse inscription: [+hENRICV]S REX:III'
Reverse description: Voided long cross dividing legend, with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: +NIC/OLE/ON C/ANT (AN ligated)
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Mortimer West End (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6364
Four figure Latitude: 51.37157262
Four figure longitude: -1.09633287
1:25K map: SU6364
1:10K map: SU66SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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