LEIC-FA4D55: Medieval Coin: Halfpenny of Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-FA4D55

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver half penny of Edward IV., second reign 1471-83.

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: 0.3 mm
Weight: 0.34 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Theresa Oswin
Identified by: Mrs Theresa Oswin

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (second reign)
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Edward IV, Second reign, not further defined (N 1667 - 1669)
Obverse description: Front facing crowned bust. Beaded inner circle.Diagonal cross above head.
Obverse inscription: [EDWARD DI]GRA REX
Reverse description: Long Cross with three joined pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS[?]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Ashby Parva (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5288
Four figure Latitude: 52.48744698
Four figure longitude: -1.23564065
1:25K map: SP5288
1:10K map: SP58NW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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