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Unique ID: SF-8450AB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Medieval penny of Henry III (AD 1251-1272), long voided cross, class 5, dating to AD 1250-1272. Mint of Canterbury; Ion moneyer.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.35 mm
Weight: 1.37 g
Diameter: 18.05 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 8th March 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

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: Long cross class 5, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust, holding sceptre.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS III'
Reverse description: Long voided cross; three pellets in angles.
Reverse inscription: ION/[...]/CAN/TER (AN are ligated)
Initial mark: -
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Hollesley

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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