COIN

Unique ID: SUR-00B4E7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a halfpenny of Henry VI, leaf/pellet issue. AD1456-1461.

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 1456
Date to: Circa AD 1461

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 14.28 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st March 2012 - Saturday 31st March 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr David W Williams - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B12-132

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [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: Pellet each side of crown, possible leaf on breat
Obverse inscription: Unclear [...]ANGL
Reverse inscription: CIVI[TAS L]ONDON
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Medieval coin: Halfpenny of Henry VI

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Spatial metadata

County: Reading
District: Reading
Parish: Reading

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6971
Four figure Latitude: 51.433808 Four figure longitude: -1.008791
1:25K map: SU6971
1:10K map: SU67SE
WOEID: 26350831
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Thursday 19th April 2012
Updated: Friday 27th April 2012

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