KENT-8A8A4E: Cut half penny of henry III

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Unique ID: KENT-8A8A4E

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A medieval short-cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-72), class 6d, struck by Ilger at London and dating to 1217-18. North (1994) no.977.

Measurements: 19.01mm long (original diameter), 9.43mm wide, 0.91mm thick and 0.69g in weight

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1217
Date to: Circa AD 1218

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.01 mm
Width: 9.43 mm
Thickness: 0.91 mm
Weight: 0.69 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

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: Short cross class 6d (N 977)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust, pellet chin
Obverse inscription: +hEN[RICVS R/]EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoils in each angle
Reverse inscription: +ILGER O[N LON]
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Preston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2561
Four figure Latitude: 51.30362649
Four figure longitude: 1.22651956
1:25K map: TR2561
1:10K map: TR26SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 24 days ago
Updated: 24 days ago

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