WILT-0AC927: medieval cut farthing of henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-0AC927

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver cut farthing of Henry III, dating to AD 1248-1250. Voided long cross class 3a or 3b. Minted by Nicole in an uncertain mint. North (1994: 226) nos. 986-987/1.

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 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 8.9 mm
Width: 8.9 mm
Weight: 0.27 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5374

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
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: H[...]X . III
Reverse description: Voided long cross pommee with three pellets
Reverse inscription: NIC[...]
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Downton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1924
Four figure Latitude: 51.01506765
Four figure longitude: -1.73052216
1:25K map: SU1924
1:10K map: SU12SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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