PUBLIC-8DAFB1: Henry II Cut half Penny PUBLIC-8DAFB1

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-8DAFB1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver cut short cross halfpenny of Henry II (1154-1189), probably Class 1b1, dating from c.1180-c.1185. Minted at London by Pieres. North (1994) no.963.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1180
Date to: Circa AD 1185

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 20.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2000 - Thursday 1st January 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Peter Rathbone
Identified by: Mr Peter Rathbone

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: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 1b (N 963)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust with sceptre dividing legends
Obverse inscription: [HEN]RICVS.R/EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoil in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [+PIE]RES.ON.L[VND]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Shepway (District)
To be known as: Old Romney

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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