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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-FB3C99

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An incomplete Medieval silver farthing, probably of Henry VI and dating to the period AD 1443 - 1445. Pellets by crown. Mint of London. Cf. North (1991) number 1525.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1443
Date to: Circa AD 1445

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.2 g
Diameter: 10 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 17th May 2020

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Farthing: Henry VI, First reign, Saltire issues, pellets by crown (North: Cross-Pellet (b) issue (N 1525))
Obverse description: Pellets by crown.
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Mole Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Westcott (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ1449
Four figure Latitude: 51.22881356
Four figure longitude: -0.3687042
1:25K map: TQ1449
1:10K map: TQ14NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
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Updated: 2 years ago

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