NLM-6E11A5: Medieval Coin: Voided Long Cross Halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-6E11A5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Voided long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272), class 3b issue of moneyer Nicole at Shrewsbury mint, 1248-1250

Obverse description: Facing bust no sceptre, hair [left] of two neat curls and pellets, beard of two rows of pellets around bowed lips.

Obverse inscription: (---)CVS REX.II[I]

Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle.

Reverse inscription: NIC(--/--)ROS

Diameter: 18mm, Weight: 0.64gms, die axis: 9

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1248
Date to: Exactly AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.64 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 17th September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM40531

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: Shrewsbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3b (N 987)
Obverse description: Facing bust no sceptre, hair [left] of two neat curls and pellets, beard of two rows of pellets around bowed lips.
Obverse inscription: (---)CVS REX.II[I]
Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: NIC(--/--)ROS
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Gainsborough

Spatial coordinates


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

No references cited so far.

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