PUBLIC-5052FE: PUBLIC-5052FE-silver cut quarter of Henry III

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-5052FE

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Silver cut quarter of a voided long cross penny of Henry III (1216-1272), Long cross coinage (1247-1272), Moneyer Lvcas,

Gloucester or Northampton mint class IIb-IIIc (1248-1250). Obverse: NRIC Reverse: LVC

JJ North vol 1 page 226, reference: 985/988

Weight: 0.3gms Length: 9.1mm Width: 8.7mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 9.1 mm
Width: 8.7 mm
Weight: 0.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr William Burleigh
Identified by: Mr William Burleigh

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Gloucester
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross classes without sceptre (1-3), not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned but facing
Obverse inscription: [hE]NRIC[VS REX III]
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: LVC/ASO/...........
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Merton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5818
Four figure Latitude: 51.8575821
Four figure longitude: -1.15923423
1:25K map: SP5818
1:10K map: SP51NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting Find
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1963 English Hammered Coinage: Vol I. Early Anglo Saxon-Henry III, c650-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd 226 985/988

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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