NLM-BEC5DE: Medieval Coin: Halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-BEC5DE

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Voided long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272), probably moneyer Nicole, class 5a issue of 1250-1256

Obverse description: facing bust with sceptre left; hair [left] of two neat curls and pellets, beard of two orders of pellets, round eyes

Obverse inscription: hEN(---)III'

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

Reverse inscription: NIC/OLE/(--)

Diameter: 18mm, Weight: 0.79gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1250
Date to: Exactly AD 1256

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.79 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 27th August 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: NLM41600

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 5a (N 991)
Obverse description: Facing bust with sceptre left; hair [left] of two neat curls and pellets, beard of two orders of pellets, round eyes
Obverse inscription: HEN(---)III'
Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: NIC/OLE/(--)
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Scarning (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF9514
Four figure Latitude: 52.68857275
Four figure longitude: 0.88374588
1:25K map: TF9514
1:10K map: TF91SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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