WAW-2E7AA7: Obverse and reverse of a Henry III penny.

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-2E7AA7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A penny of Henry III, Class 5g-h.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18.43 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st March 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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
Obverse description: Bust facing forwards holding a sceptre. The details of the crown are not certain.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX III NR are ligatured.
Reverse description: Long voided cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: ALE / IN / ON C / ANT ON and AN are ligatured.
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Alcester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0956
Four figure Latitude: 52.202157
Four figure longitude: -1.869729
1:25K map: SP0956
1:10K map: SP05NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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