LANCUM-1F9E9A: Silver cut halfpenny Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-1F9E9A

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Silver medieval cut halfpenny of Henry III, dating to 1250 - 1256 AD. Class 5a-c, minted by Nicole at London. Obverse of forward-facing bust with sceptre; III HEN. Reverse of voided long cross with three pellets in corners; OLE/ ON. The coin is 17.94mm in length, 8.63mm in width and 1.0mm in thickness. It weighs 0.79g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.94 mm
Width: 8.63 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.79 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5179

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 bust with sceptre
Obverse inscription: III HEN
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in corners
Reverse inscription: OLE ON
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
Parish or ward: Yealand Conyers (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD5074
Four figure Latitude: 54.1593616
Four figure longitude: -2.76719017
1:25K map: SD5074
1:10K map: SD57SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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