COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-875DD5

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Medieval silver halfpenny of Henry IV (1399-1413), Heavy coinage, Withers type 4, no North type equivalent, minted at London, 1399-1412 AD

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1399
Date to: Circa AD 1412

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.45 g
Diameter: 13.6 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th May 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett - [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 IV of England [ 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 IV, Heavy coinage, Withers type 4 [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [hE]NRIC [REX AN]GLIE
Reverse description: Long cross pattee with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: [CIVI/TAS/ LON]/DO[N]
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Medieval coin: halfpenny of Henry IV

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: East Sussex
District: Lewes
To be known as: St Ann Without

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland[scope notes]

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Created: Monday 28th June 2010
Updated: Monday 12th July 2010

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