SF-58F4C6: Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-58F4C6

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

A damaged silver halfpenny of Edward IV, first reign, light coinage, Class 4a c.1464-1470 AD. As Withers and Withers, 2004, pp. 27.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1464
Date to: Circa AD 1470

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.27 g
Diameter: 13.85 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finders ref 1

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Edward IV, First reign, Light coinage, Withers Canterbury type 3 (N 1612)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: [] DI GRA RE[]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the legend, three pellets in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: C[]/[]AS/CAN/TOR
Initial mark: Pall
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Brockley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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