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NMS-254D3E: Medieval coin: Henry III short cross penny; Class 8b3

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COIN

Unique ID: NMS-254D3E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver short cross penny of Henry III. Moneyer IOHAN, Bury St Edmunds mint. Class 8c (formerly 8b3). Circa AD1242-1247. North 981/3.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1242
Date to: Circa AD 1247

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.38 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 30th September 2019 - Monday 30th September 2019

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 63784
Other reference: GCENF146957

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: Bury St. Edmunds
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 8c (formerly 8b3: N 981/3)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, sceptre going left
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross, cross pommee in saltire in each quarter
Reverse inscription: IOhAN ON S. [...]
Initial mark: Cross pommee
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Lexham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF8616
Four figure Latitude: 52.70969381
Four figure longitude: 0.75188471
1:25K map: TF8616
1:10K map: TF81NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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