HAMP-891BAE: Medieval coin : cut halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-891BAE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval voided long-cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-72), class 5b, struck by Ricard at either London or Durham (the only mints recorded for Ricard in class 5b), dating to 1250-56.
Reference: North 992.

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
Weight: 0.76 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 21st December 2018 - Friday 21st December 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form HMHCT 265

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5b (N 992)
Obverse description: Crowned head facing with sceptre.
Obverse inscription: HENR[ICVS REX I]II (NR liagted; possibly ENR ligated)
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: RIC / ARD [...] (AR ligated)
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Nether Wallop

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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: HAMP
Created: 26 days ago
Updated: 26 days ago

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