You're viewing this item in the new Europeana website. View this item in the original Europeana.

MEDIEVAL COIN

Medieval Coin: Worn cut halfpenny of a struck or hammered silver penny probably of Henry III (1216-1272), possibly of Henry II (1154-1189), Richard I (1189-1199) or John (1199-1216); short cross coinage (1180-1247).From the fragment of the coin which survives it is evident that the moneyer was hENRI. Therefore the coin is one of the following mints and classes: London (1a-1b, 4-5b); Canterbury (6b…