PUBLIC-3BD626: Medieval coin: voided long-cross cut half of Henry III

Rights Holder: Patrick Brown
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Unique ID: PUBLIC-3BD626

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An incomplete, silver, cut halfpenny of Henry III. The coin is clipped and a small section has ripped off. Only one quarter of the rear legend remains and it contains a litigated ON followed by a W, giving a mint of Winchester, Wilton or Wallingford. Class III, 1248-1250.

Incomplete diameter 15.2mm, thickness 0.6mm, weight 0.6g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 15.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Patrick Brown
Identified by: Dr Patrick Brown

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
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3, not further defined
Obverse inscription: ...III hEN...
Reverse inscription: ...ON W...
Initial mark: crsent and star
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Brampton Abbotts

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Created: 10 days ago
Updated: 10 days ago

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