LON-3AC6A5: Medieval coin: Half Penny

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Unique ID: LON-3AC6A5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver medieval half penny

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.2 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Faye Simpson
Identified by: Ms Faye Simpson

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 4664/5

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: Fowards facing bust, surrounded by pellet circle. Simple crown, with not much of neck
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross with trefoil linked pellets inside each section
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

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

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