PUBLIC-6AA222: edward iv halfpenny front and back

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-6AA222

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver halfpenny of Edward IV probably second reign (1471-1483 AD), minted at London, initial mark unclear or possibly absent, North 1667

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1471
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.44 mm
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 12.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th May 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alan CHARMAN
Identified by: Mr Alan CHARMAN

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Edward IV, Second reign, not further defined (N 1667 - 1669)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDWARD [D]EI G[RA R]EX
Reverse description: Long cross pattee with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/ LOn/DOn
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
To be known as: Stone cum ebony

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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