KENT-06CC2A: Cut silver halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-06CC2A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver medieval voided long-cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272). Probably Class 5a2/3 (1994) no.991. minted c. 1250-1251 at London by Henri.

Measurements: 18.35mm long (original diameter), 9.74mm wide, 0.72mm thick and 0.79g 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 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1251

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.35 mm
Width: 9.74 mm
Thickness: 0.72 mm
Weight: 0.79 g
Diameter: 17.89 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: 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 5a (N 991)
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust with sceptre dividing legend
Obverse inscription: +hENRICVS.R[E/X III]
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: HEN/RIO[/NLV/NDE]
Die axis measurement: 7 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: Shepway (District)
Parish or ward: Saltwood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR1537
Four figure Latitude: 51.09199349
Four figure longitude: 1.06892124
1:25K map: TR1537
1:10K map: TR13NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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