IOW-A16162: Medieval Coin: Cut Halfpenny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-A16162

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete and slightly worn Medieval silver long cross cut halfpenny of Henry III (1216-1272), minted at London. Class 5b2, c. 1253 (North 1994: 227, ref: 992/2).

Obverse: h[ENRICVS] REX III; Crowned bust facing with sceptre.

Reverse: [ ]/[ ]/ONL/VND (ON ND ligated); Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant.

Diameter: 17.4mm. Weight: 0.66g.

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

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1253
Date to: Circa AD 1253

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.66 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th April 2019 - Sunday 14th April 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2019-1-76

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: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5b (N 992)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre
Obverse inscription: H[ENRICVS] REX III
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: [ ]/[ ]/ONL/VND (ON ND ligated)
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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