SWYOR-1D4E1E: Medieval Coin; cut half penny of Henry III, Class 5b or 5c

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-1D4E1E

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A silver Medieval coin; a cut half voided long cross penny of Henry III (AD 1216 - 1272), Class 5b or 5c dating from AD 1250 - 1256. Minted by Ricard at London. See North (1994) Volume 1 number 992 or 993 on page 227.

The coin is 17.4mm in length, 9.3mm wide, 0.7mm thick and weighs 0.63g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1256

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.4 mm
Width: 9.3 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.63 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th September 2018 - Sunday 30th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Scriven
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3279

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: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross classes 5a-c, not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust with sceptre
Obverse inscription: H[ENRICVS] REX [III]
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: RIC[ARD ON L]VN
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Skirpenbeck (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7456
Four figure Latitude: 53.99474783
Four figure longitude: -0.87272551
1:25K map: SE7456
1:10K map: SE75NW
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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