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Unique ID: WILT-33B079

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver cut half penny of Henry II, dating to c. AD 1180-1189. Voided short cross class 1b, minted by Rinier in Winchester. North (1994: 220) no. 963

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1189

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.54 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5402

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Mint or issue place: Winchester
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 1b (N 963)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, holding sceptre left
Obverse inscription: HENR[ICVS R/E]X
Reverse description: Voised short cross pommee, quatrefoil in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [...]NIER (pellet) ON (pellet) W[...]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Wimborne St. Giles (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0118
Four figure Latitude: 50.96142355
Four figure longitude: -1.98713386
1:25K map: SU0118
1:10K map: SU01NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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