Henry II Cut Short Cross Farthing
Finder County Date Recorded
Hidden GLOUCESTERSHIRE Sun March 4, 2012
Recorded By Views Validated by
Hidden 294 Rod Blunt
Material Size (mm) Issue date
Silver 18mm 1180 - c.1182

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Description: Henry II class 1b1 cut short cross farthing.
Keywords: Henry II Cut Short Cross Farthing
State: England Reign/Issue Authority: Henry II
Denomination: Cut farthing Classification: Short cross, class 1b1
Mint: Uncertain (Exeter?) Moneyer: Uncertain
Issue Date: 1180 - c.1182 Metal: Silver
Weight (grams): Diameter (mm): 18mm
Obverse Description: Crowned bust facing with sceptre in right hand. Obverse Legend: [HEN]RICV[S REX]
Reverse Description: Short cross voided with quatrefoil in each angle. Reverse Legend: [ ] ON E[ ]
References: Spink 1344; North 963 Comments:
Findspot: Tetbury County: GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Recorded elsewhere: No Finder: Hidden
Metal Detector Used: T2 Validated By: Rod Blunt


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