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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-65F983

Object type certainty: Certain
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Edward III halfpenny or 'Demisterling' 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
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1330
Date to: Circa AD 1350

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.37 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 1990

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDWARD[ ]REX ANGL'
Reverse description: Long cross with quatrefoil at each terminal, crown in each angle
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: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: West Lindsey

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

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Audit data

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

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