WILT-5D4311:

Rights Holder: Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: WILT-5D4311

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A medieval silver cut halfpenny of Henry III dating to AD 1258-1265. Voided long cross class 5g. Minted by Ambroci in Canterbury. North (1994: 227) no. 997.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.55 mm
Width: 8.91 mm
Weight: 0.65 g

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5561

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: Canterbury
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5g (N 997)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with two curls with pellets, a neat beard and a crown with a low central fleur.
Obverse inscription: [h]ENRICVS R[EX III]
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: [AMBROC]I ON CAN
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Sixpenny Handley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0017
Four figure Latitude: 50.95243192
Four figure longitude: -2.0013725
1:25K map: SU0017
1:10K map: SU01NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Similar objects

Find number: SUSS-640431
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Medieval silver cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272), Long voided cross class 5g, minted by Alein at Canterbury, 1258-1265 AD, North 997
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: BUC-7994A1
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Medieval silver cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272), Long voided cross class 5g, minted by unclear moneyer at Canterbury, AD 1258-1265, No…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SOM-7B634C
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
A Medieval silver cut farthing of Henry III (AD 1216-1272), voided long cross class 5, probably 5g, minted by unclear moneyer at London, AD 12…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.