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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-FA10B3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver penny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272), dating to the period AD 1248-1250. Struck by the moneyer Henri in London. Class 3; see North N986-988.

Notes:

Oxfordshire PAS Rally Record Sheet No: Y186

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.24 g
Diameter: 18.68 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 15th September 2018

Rally details.

This object was found at Detectival 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
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 3, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned head facing
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX III
Reverse description: Within a beaded border three pellets 2 and 1 overall a voided long cross, in the centre of the cross a pellet.
Reverse inscription: HEN\RI O\N LV\ND
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3016
Four figure Latitude: 51.84180277
Four figure longitude: -1.56595393
1:25K map: SP3016
1:10K map: SP31NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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