LANCUM-1FBFE6: Silver cut halfpenny Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-1FBFE6

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Silver medieval cut halfpenny of Henry III, dating to 1253 AD. Class 5b2, minted by Nicole at London. Obverse of forward-facing bust; RICVS RE. Reverse of voided long cross with three pellets in corners; NIC/OLE. The coin is 17.58mm in length, 8.69mm in width and 0.86mm in thickness. It weighs 0.70g.

Spink (2018) no. 1368A.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1253
Date to: Exactly AD 1253

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.58 mm
Width: 8.69 mm
Thickness: 0.86 mm
Weight: 0.7 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 class 5b (N 992)
Obverse description: Forward-facing bust
Obverse inscription: RICVS RE
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in corners
Reverse inscription: NIC/OLE
Die axis measurement: 6 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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Recording Institution: LANCUM
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