WREX-F40FA5: Silver cut halfpenny of Henry III class 7bc, c. 1229-1232AD

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Unique ID: WREX-F40FA5

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Silver cut halfpenny of Henry III class 7b2 minted at London, moneyer unknown, date is 1229-32. The obverse has the head of the king facing and the legend [hEN]RICVS [R/EX]. The reverse has a voided short cross with four pellets in each quarter. The legend reads [..]ON LVN.

Diameter:16.0mm; weight: 0.6g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1229
Date to: Circa AD 1232

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 4th June 2018 - Thursday 4th October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susie White
Identified by: Dr Susie White
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NWales PAS 41018/1

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Henry III, short cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Head of king facing
Obverse inscription: [hEN]RICVS [R/EX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross, with four pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [..]ON LVN
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Selattyn and Gobowen

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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