ESS-11808E: Medieval Coin: silver penny of Henry III

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-11808E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Medieval voided long cross penny of Henry III (1216-72) c. 1347 - 1372. Obverse depicts crowned bust facing with sceptre in hand. hENRICVS III RE X

Reverse is the voided long cross with three pellets to each quadrant, cross dividing legend. WAL / TER / ON L / VND

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1347
Date to: Circa AD 1372

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn

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: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross classes with sceptre (4-7), not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre inhand
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS III RE X
Reverse description: Voided long cross with three pellets to each quadrant, cross dividing legend
Reverse inscription: WAL / TER / ON L / VND
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Maulden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0536
Four figure Latitude: 52.01250581
Four figure longitude: -0.47150054
1:25K map: TL0536
1:10K map: TL03NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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