SUSS-A15F38: A silver halfpenny of Richard II

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-A15F38

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver halfpenny of Richard II (AD1377-1399) dating 1377-1399. Mint: London, Withers Type 2. (2000: 48).

Diameter: 13.19mm; thickness: 0.66mm; weight: 0.56g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1377
Date to: Circa AD 1399

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.66 mm
Weight: 0.56 g
Diameter: 13.19 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Richard II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Richard II, Withers type 2
Obverse inscription: [+RI]CARD.[RE]X.[...]
Reverse inscription: [CIVI/]TAS/LOn/DO[.]
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Winterbourne Stoke (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0741
Four figure Latitude: 51.16820193
Four figure longitude: -1.90126232
1:25K map: SU0741
1:10K map: SU04SE
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
Withers, P. and Withers, B.R. 2002 Halfpennies and Farthings: Edward III and Richard II Llanfyllin Galata Print 48

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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