NLM-BE40F5: Medieval Coin: Halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-BE40F5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Voided long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272), probably class 3b issue of 1248-1250

Obverse description: Facing bust no sceptre, hair [left] of two neat curls and pellets.

Obverse inscription: (---)S REX.III

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

Reverse inscription: (?NIC)OLE/ONC(---)

Diameter: 16.9mm, Weight: 0.60gms, die axis: 9

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: 0.6 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 13th 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: NLM41594

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 3b (N 987)
Obverse description: Facing bust no sceptre, hair [left] of two neat curls and pellets.
Obverse inscription: (---)S REX.III
Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: (?NIC)OLE/ONC(---)
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haxey

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

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