NLM-56F56A: Medieval Coin: Halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-56F56A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Voided long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272), as kindly identified by the finder; possibly moneyer Nicole at London mint, possibly lightly clipped; class 3a issue of 1248-1250

Obverse description: Facing bust, probably no sceptre; hair of two neat curls and pellets to either side

Obverse inscription: hEN(---)EX

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

Reverse inscription: (?NIC)/OLE/ONL(?VND)

Diameter: 15.4mm, Weight: 0.44gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1248
Date to: Exactly AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.44 g
Diameter: 15.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 8th February 2019

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: NLM41574

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 3a (N 986)
Obverse description: Facing bust, probably no sceptre; hair of two neat curls and pellets to either side
Obverse inscription: HEN(---)EX
Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: (?NIC)/OLE/ONL(?VND)
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: North Ormsby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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