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Unique ID: SUR-DB9C06

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cut silver short cross halfpenny of Henry II (1154-1189), class 1b dating to 1180-1185. Moneyer uncertain, Worcester mint.

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 1185

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.68 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st November 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

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: Worcester
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 1b (N 963)
Obverse inscription: H[...]•REX
Reverse inscription: [...]ON•WIRIC[...]
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: Buriton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7519
Four figure Latitude: 50.96554866
Four figure longitude: -0.93334336
1:25K map: SU7519
1:10K map: SU71NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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