KENT-EDF8E5: Coin of aquitaine

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Unique ID: KENT-EDF8E5

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A medieval silver Anglo-Gallic halfpenny of Edward III of England (1327-1377) as Duke Aquitaine. Dating to the period AD 1330-1344. Mint of Aquitaine. Spink No.8047. Chautard (1871, 174 & Pl.xx, no. 5). No. 276.

Measurements: 14.14mm in diameter and 0.37g in weight.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1330
Date to: Circa AD 1344

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.37 mm
Weight: 0.45 g
Diameter: 14.14 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Obverse description: Crowned bust left to three quarters face on
Obverse inscription: +EDW[ARD'REX A]nSL'
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with quatrefoils at terminals, crowns in each quarter
Reverse inscription: DVX/AQV/ITA/[NI]E
Initial mark: Cross patee
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Denton with Wootton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2247
Four figure Latitude: 51.17911132
Four figure longitude: 1.17487996
1:25K map: TR2247
1:10K map: TR24NW
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: KENT
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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