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Unique ID: LIN-A6D755

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A silver halfpenny of Henry VI, mint of London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1454
Date to: Circa AD 1460

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 0.43 g
Diameter: 13 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st April 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Adam Daubney - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Adam Daubney - [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, Saltire issues, nothing by crown (North: Cross-Pellet (b) issue (N 1524)) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, saltires by neck
Obverse inscription: HEN[ ]
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in angles
Reverse inscription: [ ]DON
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Medieval silver halfpenny

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Lincolnshire
District: East Lindsey
To be known as: Aby with Greenfield

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: Cultivated land[scope notes]

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Created: Wednesday 9th May 2012
Updated: Friday 11th May 2012

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