LON-361F32: Medieval coin: Long cross half penny

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Unique ID: LON-361F32

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An incomplete medieval silver half penny of Edward I dating to 1280 to 1281 AD. Minted in Newcastle upon Tyne (North 1045/2). Approximately a quarter of the coin is missing, and it has been folded over toward the obverse between 6 and 11 o'clock (on the obverse). It now measures 15.1mm (length and original diameter) x 11.2mm (width) x 0.7mm (thickness) and weighs 0.59g.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1280
Date to: Circa AD 1281

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.1 mm
Width: 11.2 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.59 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Kath Creed
Identified by: Miss Kath Creed
Secondary identifier: Mr Edward Besly

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: Newcastle upon Tyne
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfpenny: Edwardian class 3 (N 1044-1045 / W 1-2)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forwards
Obverse inscription: +EDWR' ANG
Reverse description: Long cross with pellet in each angle
Reverse inscription: [N]O/VI C/AS/T[RI]
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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