WAW-B2F817: Medieval coin: A silver cut halfpenny of either John or Henry III (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-B2F817

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Medieval coin: A silver cut halfpenny of either John (1199-1216) or Henry III (1216-1272) struck between 1204 and 1247 in London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1204
Date to: Exactly AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.57 g
Diameter: 17.79 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2018 - Monday 5th November 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross classes 5-8, not further defined
Obverse description: Bust facing forwards, crowned. Two curls with a pellet within either side.
Obverse inscription: HENRIC
Reverse description: Short-voided cross with a quatrefoil in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: ON ยท LVND
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Elmley Lovett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8667
Four figure Latitude: 52.30094094
Four figure longitude: -2.20672682
1:25K map: SO8667
1:10K map: SO86NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Updated: About one month ago

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