LVPL-5F19A2: cut halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-5F19A2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cut medieval halfpenny of Henry III, possibly class 5cII based on the crown style and position of S in the obverse legend. Minted in either London, Canterbury or Bury St.Edumunds.

Obverse:- portrait of Monarch facing outwards, legend around '[hENRICV]S [REX III]'

Reverse:- A long voided cross with three pellets in each crutch. Legend around '[...]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1256

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15 mm
Width: 7 mm
Thickness: 0.2 mm
Weight: 0.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 21st September 2018 - Tuesday 21st August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Ben Jones
Identified by: Mr Carl Savage

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
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5c (N 993)
Obverse description: Obverse:- portrait of Monarch facing outwards, legend around
Obverse inscription: [hENRICV]S [REX III]
Reverse description: Reverse:- A long voided cross with three pellets in each crutch. Legend around
Reverse inscription: [...]
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Atcham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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