SUSS-276514: Medieval Coin : Halfpenny of Edward

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Unique ID: SUSS-276514

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver halfpenny of Edward IV, second reign (1471 - 1483). North, Vol: I, p95, 1667.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1471
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.52 mm
Weight: 0.35 g
Diameter: 12.21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2003

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Hannah Faux
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Edward IV, Second reign, Withers London type 9 (N 1667)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: [EDWARD DEI GRA REX]
Reverse description: Long cross.
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS LON DON
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Horsham (District)
To be known as: Billingshurst

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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