WAW-074D96: Medieval coin: cut halfpenny. (Obverse and reverse)

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Unique ID: WAW-074D96

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

A Medieval coin; a short cross cut halfpenny dated between 1180 and 1272.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1180
Date to: AD 1272

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.67 g
Diameter: 17.19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 2nd September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Obverse description: The upper portion ofthe bust is visible, including two locks of hair and an annulet eye.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.
Reverse description: A short cross.
Reverse inscription: Illegible.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Brailes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3138
Four figure Latitude: 52.03954
Four figure longitude: -1.549463
1:25K map: SP3138
1:10K map: SP33NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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