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Unique ID: WILT-661776

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A very worn and incomplete Medieval cut silver halfpenny of Edward III or Henry VI, probably Calais mint (1327 - 1471 AD)


This record was made at a rally and may thus fall below our usual standards of recording. No image has been taken of this artfact.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1327
Date to: Circa AD 1471

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.85 mm
Weight: 0.41 g
Diameter: 15.52 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 18th September 2010 - Sunday 19th September 2010

Rally details.

This object was found at Urchfont 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry
Secondary identifier:

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 23

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Edward III - Henry VI (first reign)
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross
Reverse inscription: VIL/[LA/CAL]/ISIE

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Urchfont

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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