FAKL-FEB549: Medieval coin, penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: FAKL-FEB549

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Medieval silver coin, voided long cross penny of Henry III (AD1216-1272) Norwich, Class IIIc, (1248-1250) North 988. Obverse: Crowned bust facing, H]ENRICVS REX.III. Reverse: Voided long cross, [IAC/] OBO/NNO/RWI. Diameter 17.5mm, Mass, including sleeve, 3.27g.

Notes:

This coin was sealed in a cardboard envelope making photography difficult.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1248
Date to: Exactly AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Birm 852

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: Norwich
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 3c (N 988)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing,
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX.III.
Reverse description: Voided long cross
Reverse inscription: [IAC/] OBO/NNO/RWI
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Theddlethorpe St. Helen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF4787
Four figure Latitude: 53.35944176
Four figure longitude: 0.20743717
1:25K map: TF4787
1:10K map: TF48NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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