SUSS-875DD5: Medieval coin: halfpenny of Henry IV

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Unique ID: SUSS-875DD5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver halfpenny of Henry IV (1399-1413), Heavy coinage, Withers type 4, no North type equivalent, minted at London, 1399-1412 AD

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1399
Date to: Circa AD 1412

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.45 g
Diameter: 13.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th May 2010

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: Henry IV of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Henry IV, Heavy coinage, Withers type 4
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [hE]NRIC [REX AN]GLIE
Reverse description: Long cross pattee with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: [CIVI/TAS/ LON]/DO[N]
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: St Ann Without

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: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: Monday 28th June 2010
Updated: Monday 12th July 2010

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