SUR-00B4E7: Medieval coin: Halfpenny of Henry VI

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-00B4E7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A fragment of a halfpenny of Henry VI, leaf/pellet issue. AD1456-1461.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1456
Date to: Circa AD 1461

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 14.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st March 2012 - Saturday 31st March 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B12-132

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Henry VI, First reign, Pellet-Leaf issue (North: Leaf-Pellet issue (N 1512))
Obverse description: Pellet each side of crown, possible leaf on breat
Obverse inscription: Unclear [...]ANGL
Reverse inscription: CIVI[TAS L]ONDON
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Reading (Unitary Authority)
District: Reading (Unitary Authority)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6971
Four figure Latitude: 51.433808
Four figure longitude: -1.008791
1:25K map: SU6971
1:10K map: SU67SE
WOEID: 26350831
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SUR
Created: Thursday 19th April 2012
Updated: Friday 27th April 2012

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