ESS-552C6B:

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-552C6B

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An incomplete silver halfpenny of Richard II (AD1377-1399).  Minted in London.  Type I (Withers 2002, 45), Class Type I and II Intermediate (North 1991, 63).

Obverse:  Crown bust facing; [...] X*ANGL

Reverse:  Long cross with three pellets in each quadrant; [...]/LON/DON

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.66 mm
Weight: 0.93 g
Diameter: 12.66 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st November 2021

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Richard II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: Crown bust facing
Obverse inscription: [...] X*ANGL
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: [...]/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Uttlesford (District)
To be known as: Great Dunmow

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd 63 1331
Withers, P. and Withers, B.R. 2002 Halfpennies and Farthings: Edward III and Richard II Llanfyllin Galata Print 45 1

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Recording Institution: ESS
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Updated: 4 months ago

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