SOM-CDAB73: Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-CDAB73

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Medieval silver cut halfpenny of Henry III dating to AD 1248 to 1250. Long voided cross class 3b. Minted by Henri at London . North (1994, 226), no.987.

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
Width: 9.4 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 3rd September 2018 - Monday 5th November 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 17918

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 3b (N 987)
Obverse description: Crowned head facing
Obverse inscription: [hENRICV]S REX . III
Reverse description: Long voided cross pommee with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [hEN/]RI O/N LV/[NDE]
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Milborne Port CP

Spatial coordinates


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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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 19 days ago
Updated: 19 days ago

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