LON-EE1A41: Medieval Coin : Halfpenny of Edward

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-EE1A41

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver halfpenny of Edward (Medieval)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1272
Date to: Ante AD 1377

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Eleanor Ghey
Identified by: Dr Eleanor Ghey

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 4628/15

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Mint or issue place: London
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS R[EX]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets (or trefoils) in each angle
Reverse inscription: [CIV]ITAS LONDON

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Tower Hamlets (London Borough)
To be known as: Wapping

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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