LON-ABCB43: A Medieval silver coin: half penny of Edward III (1335-1343).

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-ABCB43

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A Medieval silver coin: half penny of Edward III (1335-1343). North (1980:34) no. 1102. Obverse: Crowned bust facing, bifoliate crown Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS REX A[---] star Reverse: Long cross with three conjoined pellets in each quarter Reverse inscription: [CIVITAS] LONDON Die axis measurement: 11.00 Dimensions: diameter: 15.81mm; weight: 0.54g. Reference: North, J. J. 1980. English Hammered Coinage, Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink: London

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.54 g
Diameter: 15.81 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st April 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Kate Sumnall
Identified by: Mrs Kate Sumnall

Materials and construction

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

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, bifoliate crown
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS REX A[---] star
Reverse description: Long cross with three conjoined pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [CIVITAS] LONDON
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: City and County of the City of London (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Tower (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3380
Four figure Latitude: 51.503293
Four figure longitude: -0.085156
1:25K map: TQ3380
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching the foreshore
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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