NLM-4186B2: Medieval Coin: Cut Long Cross Halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-4186B2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Voided long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272), probably class 5, issue of 1250-1275

Obverse description: Facing bust, hair [right] of two neat curls and pellets, beard of two orders of pellets

Obverse inscription: [--]RICV(--)

Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle.

Reverse inscription: [-]NO/NC[?]/(--)

Diameter: 17.7mm, Weight: 0.68gm, die axis: possibly 3

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1250
Date to: Exactly AD 1275

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.68 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM41417

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
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5, not further defined
Obverse description: Facing bust, hair [right] of two neat curls and pellets, beard of two orders of pellets
Obverse inscription: [--]RICV(--)
Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: [-]NO/NC[?]/(--)
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Gainsthorpe

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

No references cited so far.

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