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Unique ID: PUBLIC-5A3F82

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A medieval silver halfpenny of Henry VI. Annulet Issue, (1422-1461 AD), minted at calais 1422-1427 AD withers A3 (North 1435).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1422
Date to: Circa AD 1427

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 13.68 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 21st April 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alan CHARMAN - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Alan CHARMAN - [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: Calais [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, Annulet (N 1434, 1435, 1436) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with annulets by neck
Obverse inscription: HENRIC REX [ANGL]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant. Annulets in two opposite quadrants
Reverse inscription: VIL/[LA/CAL]/IS
Initial mark: plain cross
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 henry VI halfpenny front and back

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Kent
District: Ashford
To be known as: Stone cum ebony

Spatial coordinates

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: Minimal cultivation[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Monday 23rd April 2012
Updated: Thursday 16th May 2013

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