KENT-2CD9CD: Fragmented henry III short Cross Penny

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Unique ID: KENT-2CD9CD

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A fragmented and incomplete medieval silver short cross penny of Henry III (1216-1272), minted at Canterbury possibly Willem Ta. Class 7b/c, 1236-1242. North (1994) no. 979 or 980.

Measurements: 19.11mm in Length (original diameter), 10.12mm, 0.76mm thick and 0.61g in weight,

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.11 mm
Thickness: 0.76 mm
Weight: 0.61 g

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: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross classes 7b-c, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust with sceptre dividing legend
Obverse inscription: [+h]ENR[ICVS.R/EX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with quatrefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: +[WILLEM TA O]N CA
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Tonbridge and Malling (District)
Parish or ward: West Malling (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ6756
Four figure Latitude: 51.27866904
Four figure longitude: 0.39301533
1:25K map: TQ6756
1:10K map: TQ65NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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