SOM-439D50: Medieval Coin: Halfpenny of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-439D50

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver halfpenny of Edward III (1327-1377), third 'florin' coinage, Withers Type 7, minted at London, AD 1344-1351, North 1131.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1344
Date to: Circa AD 1351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 14.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 9th November 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 20881

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfpenny: Edward III, 3rd 'florin' coinage, Withers type 7 (N 1131, N 1133)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDW[ARDV]S REX
Reverse description: Long cross pattee dividing legend with three pellets in each corner
Reverse inscription: [CIVI/TA]S/ LOn/DOn
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Misterton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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