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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-0CA8EB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver halfpenny of Edward IV 1461-1483,

Obverse: Bust facing forward E[…]X

Reverse: Long cross with three pellets in each angle CI[VI/TAS/LON/D]ON

Note: this coin has been clipped

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1461
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.26 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2019 - Wednesday 1st January 2020

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Edward IV, not further defined (N 1545 - 1547, 1608 - 1612, 1667 - 1669)
Obverse description: Bust facing forward
Obverse inscription: E[]X
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: CI[VI/TAS/LON/D]ON
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Westerleigh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6882
Four figure Latitude: 51.53598915
Four figure longitude: -2.4627549
1:25K map: ST6882
1:10K map: ST68SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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