SWYOR-AA3474: Medieval Coin; cut half penny of Henry III, Class 3a

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Unique ID: SWYOR-AA3474

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A medieval silver coin: a voided long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III, class 3a, London mint, moneyer Nicole, dating from AD 1248 - 50. it is 17.9mm long, 10.1mm wide and 0.6mm thick. it weighs 0.6g.

Reference: North, 1994, page 226, number 986/1

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.9 mm
Width: 10.1 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 22nd June 2018 - Friday 22nd June 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3210

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: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3a (N 986)
Obverse description: A forward facing head of the king.
Obverse inscription: [hEN]RICVS REX [III]
Reverse description: A voided long cross pommee with three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: NIC[OLE ON L]VND
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Craven (District)
Parish or ward: Broughton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD9550
Four figure Latitude: 53.94608002
Four figure longitude: -2.0776649
1:25K map: SD9550
1:10K map: SD95SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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