NLM-BED61F: Medieval Coin: Halfpenny or Farthing of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-BED61F

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Voided long cross cut halfpenny or farthing of Henry III (1216-1272), possibly Carlisle mint; if so, class 3a-b, issue of 1248-1250

Obverse description: Facing bust; hair [right] of two neat curls and pellets

Obverse inscription: hENRIC(---)

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

Reverse inscription: (---)N/CAR(--)

Diameter: 14.6mm, Weight: 0.43gms, die axis: possibly 5

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: 0.43 g
Diameter: 14.6 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: NLM41601

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Carlisle
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3, not further defined
Obverse description: Facing bust; hair [right] of two neat curls and pellets
Obverse inscription: HENRIC(---)
Reverse description: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: (---)N/CAR(--)
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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: TF9511
Four figure Latitude: 52.66163793
Four figure longitude: 0.88197155
1:25K map: TF9511
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 28 days ago
Updated: 28 days ago

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