LON-B3C918: A Medieval silver long cross penny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272), minted by Henry Frowick in London, Class 5g, dating to AD 1258-1265. (North 1994: 227, ref: 997).

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-B3C918

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A Medieval silver long cross penny of Henry III (AD 1216-1272), minted by Henry Frowick in London, Class 5g, dating to AD 1258-1265. (North 1994: 227, ref: 997).

Obverse: hENRICVS REX III, Crowned bust facing with sceptre.

Reverse: hEN/RIO/NLV/NDE, Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant.

Diameter: 18.41mm. Weight: 1.44g.

North, J.J. 1994. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I, Early Anglo Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1258
Date to: Circa AD 1265

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.44 g
Diameter: 18.41 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

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: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5g (N 997)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REXIII
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant.
Reverse inscription: HEN/RIO/NLV/NDE
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Cathedrals (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3180
Four figure Latitude: 51.50376016
Four figure longitude: -0.11395435
1:25K map: TQ3180
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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