NARC-15E8E9: NARC-15E8E9 : Cut Farthing : Henry II

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Unique ID: NARC-15E8E9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver cut Farthing of Henry II (AD 1154-1189). Uncertain bust. Tealby cross crosslet type. Central large cross potent reverse with small cross potent in each angle. Uncertain mint and moneyer. AD 1158-1180.

Length: 10.78mm, Width: 9.47mm, Thickness: 0.59mm, Weight: 0.3g.

North Vol I, P 217.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1158
Date to: Circa AD 1180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10.78 mm
Width: 9.47 mm
Thickness: 0.59 mm
Weight: 0.3 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry II of England
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: N 952-61 (Cross-and-Crosslets (Tealby): uncertain class)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [h]ENRI[ REX ??]
Reverse description: Central large cross potent with small cross potent in each angle
Reverse inscription: [???]:ON[???]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Wicken (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7438
Four figure Latitude: 52.03547707
Four figure longitude: -0.9226522
1:25K map: SP7438
1:10K map: SP73NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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