HAMP-EE53D6: Medieval coin: Halfpenny of Edward IV (second reign)

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-EE53D6

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A very worn and slightly clipped later 15th-century medieval silver halfpenny of Edward IV, second reign, London mint (1471-1483; North 1667)

Notes:

This record was made at a rally and may thus fall below our usual standards of recording

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1471
Date to: Exactly AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13 mm
Width: 12.45 mm
Thickness: 0.55 mm
Weight: 0.38 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 12th September 2010

Rally details.

This object was found at Andover Anton Rotary Club Charity Metal Detecting Rally (12/09/10)

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 9

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Edward IV, Second reign, not further defined (N 1667 - 1669)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDWARD DEI G[RA RE]X
Reverse description: Long cross patty dividing the field into quarters; three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [CIVI/TA]S/LOn/DOn
Initial mark: Cross
Die axis measurement: 1 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: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Penton Mewsey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3347
Four figure Latitude: 51.221248
Four figure longitude: -1.528855
1:25K map: SU3347
1:10K map: SU34NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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