DUR-FF7C60: Silver half penny of Edward III (1327-77), minted for the Duchy of Acquitaine c.1330- early 1340s

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-FF7C60

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Edward III halfpenny of the Duchy of Aquitaine, struck in the 1330s or early 1340s.

Several English hoards of the 1340s and 1350s include sterlings from Aquitaine (e.g. 1805 silver coins in the recent hoard from Chesterton Lane in Cambridge include 4 examples). Other examples on the database of this type of coin include SUSS-F264B1 and DOR-8D4A95.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1330
Date to: AD 1344

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 17.88 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust, looking slightly left. Lion passant guardant below bust.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD REX ANGL
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the legend, a crown in each quarter
Reverse inscription: DVX/AQV/ITA/NIE
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Croft (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF5061
Four figure Latitude: 53.125071
Four figure longitude: 0.240246
1:25K map: TF5061
1:10K map: TF56SW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: DUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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