NLM-6DEE4E: Medieval coin: halfpenny of an indeterminate ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-6DEE4E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Halfpenny of an indeterminate later medieval ruler, possibly issue of 1461-1509. Probably York mint, and double-struck. Worn.

Obverse description: Facing bust with down-turned mouth and oval face, a crown whose ornaments appear to touch, and with the face floating clear of the shoulders.

Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle, central quatrefoil.

Diameter: 14.8mm, Weight: 0.41gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1461
Date to: Exactly AD 1509

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.41 g
Diameter: 14.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 9th December 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM48949

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny or farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward III - Richard III
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny or farthing of Edward III to Richard III not further defined
Obverse description: Facing bust with down-turned mouth and oval face, a crown whose ornaments appear to touch, and with the face floating clear of the shoulders
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle, central quatrefoil.
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Holton le Clay

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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