GLO-1C0831:

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-1C0831

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver cut half penny of Henry III, class 7b-C, date 1232-1240. Obverse: bust facing forward holding a sceptre, (only the top half remains) HEN-EX Reverse: Short cross voided with four pellets in each angle N CHIC O

Moneyer: John Chic

Mint: Canterbury.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1232
Date to: Circa AD 1240

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18 mm
Width: 9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th January 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

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
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross classes 7b-c, not further defined
Obverse description: Bust facing forward holding a sceptre, (only the top half remains)
Obverse inscription: HEN-EX
Reverse description: Short cross voided with four pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: N CHIC O
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
District: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Saltford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6667
Four figure Latitude: 51.40100409
Four figure longitude: -2.49014092
1:25K map: ST6667
1:10K map: ST66NE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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