HAMP-EB7282: Medieval coin: Halfpenny of Henry IV (Heavy coinage)

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Unique ID: HAMP-EB7282

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A very worn, slightly clipped and bent late 14th-/early 15th-century silver medieval halfpenny of Henry IV, Heavy coinage, London mint (1399-1412 AD; probably North 1353; Withers type 2)

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.65 mm
Width: 12.65 mm
Thickness: 0.75 mm
Weight: 0.51 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3127

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 2 (N 1352, 1353)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: + hENRIC[VS : R]EX : AnGL (where ':' - double saltire stops)
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: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Micheldever CP

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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