KENT-E9391B: Class 3b henry II coin

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-E9391B

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A worn silver medieval voided long-cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272). Probably Class 3b,. minted c. 1248-1250 at Bristol by Elis. North (1994) no.987.

Measurements: 18.21mm long (original diameter), 9.1mm wide, .1.05mm thick and 0.62g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1251
Date to: Circa AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.21 mm
Width: 9.1 mm
Thickness: 1.05 mm
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 15.81 mm

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: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Bristol
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3b (N 987)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust
Obverse inscription: +hENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided long Cross dividing legend
Reverse inscription: ELI/[SON/BRV]/STO
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Medway (Unitary Authority)
District: Medway (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Cliffe and Cliffe Woods (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ7374
Four figure Latitude: 51.43857839
Four figure longitude: 0.48770425
1:25K map: TQ7374
1:10K map: TQ77SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
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Updated: 30 days ago

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