SUSS-358B42: Medieval coin: Halfpenny of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-358B42

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Medieval silver halfpenny, probably of Edward III (1327-1377), Second 'star-marked' coinage, minted in London, 1335-1343 AD, Withers Type 5, North 1102. About 10% is missing from one edge.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1335
Date to: AD 1343

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.44 g
Diameter: 14.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfpenny: Edward III, 2nd coinage, Withers type 5 (N 1102, N 1103/2)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [EDW]ARDVS REX ANG *
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [...CI]VI/TAS/ LON/DO[N...]
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

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: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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