KENT-05FB7C: Henry III short cross penny

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-05FB7C

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A worn and clipped silver short cross penny of Henry III (1216-1272), class VIIc, dating to the period AD 1236 - 1242. Minted by Giffrei at London. North (1991) no.980.

Measurements: 18.26mm in diameter, 1.05mm thick and 1.38g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1236
Date to: Circa AD 1242

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.05 mm
Weight: 1.38 g
Diameter: 18.26 mm

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: Penny
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 7c (N 980)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust with sceptre dividing legend
Obverse inscription: +hENRICVS R/EX
Reverse description: Voided short cross, quatrefoils in each angle
Reverse inscription: +GIFFR[EI ON L]VN
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9345
Four figure Latitude: 51.17166656
Four figure longitude: 0.75944455
1:25K map: TQ9345
1:10K map: TQ94NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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