COIN

Unique ID: WAW-2A0540

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Medieval coin: halfpenny of Henry VI (1422-1461) minted in London between 1445 and 1454 AD. Leaf-pellet issue. North 1512.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1445
Date to: AD 1454

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 13.84 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 11th June 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign) [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: London [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1351 - 1485 [ scope notes | View all attributed records]
Type: Halfpenny: Henry VI, First reign, Pellet-Leaf issue (North: Leaf-Pellet issue (N 1512)) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Bust facing forwards with a pellet either side of the crown.
Obverse inscription: [ ]RIC REX ANGLI
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter. Two quarters have an extra pellet.
Reverse inscription: [CIVI] / TAS / LON / DON
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Medieval coin: halfpenny of Henry VI (Obverse and reverse).

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands
County: Warwickshire
District: Stratford-on-avon
Parish: Brailes

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3040
Four figure Latitude: 52.057575 Four figure longitude: -1.563867
1:25K map: SP3040
1:10K map: SP34SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Thursday 17th September 2009
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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