KENT-2F0488: Medieval coin

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Unique ID: KENT-2F0488

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A worn and broken medieval silver halfpenny of Edward IV First reign dating to 1461-1470. Type VII or VIII dating to the period 1467-1468. Canterbury mint. North (1991) 1611 or 1612. 

Measurements: 13.01mm diameter, 0.37g in weight. 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1272
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.37 g
Diameter: 13.01 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
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 with bifoliate crown
Obverse inscription: [+EDWA]RD.DI.GR[A.REX(A)]
Reverse description: Long cross pattee with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: [CIVI/TA]S/C[AN/TOR]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Folkestone and Hythe (District)
Parish or ward: Lydd (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0423
Four figure Latitude: 50.97028041
Four figure longitude: 0.90418442
1:25K map: TR0423
1:10K map: TR02SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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