SWYOR-C9A556: Medieval Coin: a cut half penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-C9A556

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver short cross coin; a cut half penny of Henry III (AD 1216 - 1272), Class 7 dating from AD 1217 - 1242, struck by Henri at Canterbury. It has a length of 17.81mm, is 9.4mm wide and is 0.56 mm thick with a weight of 0.67 g. See North (1994) Volume 1, number 978 - 980 on pages 222 - 223.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1217
Date to: Circa AD 1242

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.8 mm
Width: 9.4 mm
Thickness: 0.56 mm
Weight: 0.67 g
Diameter: 17.81 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2018 - Monday 8th October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Chris Scriven
Identified by: Mr Chris Scriven
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS Form 003243

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: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 7, not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: H[ENRICV]S REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: [HE]NRI ON C[...]
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4848
Four figure Latitude: 53.92591615
Four figure longitude: -1.27052891
1:25K map: SE4848
1:10K map: SE44NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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