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Unique ID: WILT-0C7982

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A Medieval silver cut Farthing of Henry III, dating to c. AD 1251-1272. Voided long cross class 5c, minted by Randulf in Bury St. Edmunds. North (1994: 227) no. 993.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1251
Date to: Circa AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 12.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Sophie Hawke
Identified by: Mrs Sophie Hawke
Secondary identifier: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5433

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry III of England
Mint or issue place: Bury St. Edmunds
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross class 5c (N 993)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre in left, pellet in oval eyes.
Obverse inscription: HE[...]I
Reverse description: Voided long cross pomme with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: [...]/F ON/[...] (ON ligated).
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Downton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1824
Four figure Latitude: 51.01509962
Four figure longitude: -1.7447774
1:25K map: SU1824
1:10K map: SU12SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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