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Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Henry III cut half coin. The obverse depicts the bust of Henry III wearing a crown and holding a sceptre, the letters 'he' are visible. The reverse has wording which is illegible. There are 2 quarters remaining on the reverse each containing 3 pellets. The coin weighs 0.5g and has a diameter of 16mm when whole.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Ms Jenna Smith
Identified by: Ms Jenna Smith

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Henry III, long cross, not further defined
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Carmarthenshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Carmarthenshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Kidwelly

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DYFED
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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