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A complete silver Penny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272). Class 6d. Short cross reverse with quatrefoil in each quadrant. Minted by Henri in Canterbury. AD 1217-1218.

Diameter: 17.54mm, Thickness: 0.93mm, Weight: 1.3g

North Vol I, P 222, No 977.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1217
Date to: Circa AD 1218

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 17.54 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 0.93 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 6d (N 977)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRICVSR/EX
Reverse description: Short cross with quatrefoil in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: HENRIO[NCANT]
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Flore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6560
Four figure Latitude: 52.2343668
Four figure longitude: -1.04963367
1:25K map: SP6560
1:10K map: SP66SE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: NARC
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Updated: 8 days ago

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