LIN-A6D755: Medieval silver halfpenny

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-A6D755

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver halfpenny of Henry VI, mint of London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1454
Date to: Circa AD 1460

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.43 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st April 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Adam Daubney
Identified by: Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

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, Saltire issues, nothing by crown (North: Cross-Pellet (b) issue (N 1524))
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, saltires by neck
Obverse inscription: HEN[ ]
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in angles
Reverse inscription: [ ]DON
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Aby with Greenfield

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: Wednesday 9th May 2012
Updated: Friday 11th May 2012

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