WAW-2C1FEA: Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry II (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-2C1FEA

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry II minted by Everard or Ricard in York or Exeter between 1180 and 1185. North No. 962-964; Class 1.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1185

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.54 g
Diameter: 20.08 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 26th May 2018 - Saturday 26th May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 1, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust, facing forwards.
Obverse inscription: HE[NRI]CVS
Reverse description: Short-voided cross with a quatrefoil in each quarter. Letter A unbarred.
Reverse inscription: ARD · ON · E
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Leintwardine (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO3875
Four figure Latitude: 52.36952266
Four figure longitude: -2.91204911
1:25K map: SO3875
1:10K map: SO37NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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