HAMP-CBC250: Medieval coin: Halfpenny of Edward IV (first reign)

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Unique ID: HAMP-CBC250

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A worn and clipped 15th-century medieval silver halfpenny of Edward IV, first reign (1461-1470 AD), Canterbury mint under Archbishop Bourchier (1461-1470 AD; North 1612; Withers Canterbury type 3)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1461
Date to: Exactly AD 1470

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.7 mm
Width: 10.65 mm
Thickness: 0.55 mm
Weight: 0.34 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3093

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Edward IV, First reign, Light coinage, Withers Canterbury type 3 (N 1612)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: (Pall) EDW[ARD DI GRA] REX
Reverse description: Circle formed of annulets divided into quarters by long cross pattée; three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/C[An/TOR]
Initial mark: Pall
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: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
Parish or ward: Appledram (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU8403
Four figure Latitude: 50.820461
Four figure longitude: -0.808882
1:25K map: SU8403
1:10K map: SU80SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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