WMID-4BF0B8: Medieval coin: Halfpenny of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-4BF0B8

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

A medieval silver halfpenny of Edward III (1327-1377), 'Florin Coinage' (1344-51), mint: London, Withers type 7b / North 1131 (with obverse legend error).

Diameter: 15.8 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.6 g

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1344
Date to: Circa AD 1351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 15.8 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfpenny: Edward III, 3rd 'florin' coinage, Withers type 7 (N 1131, N 1133)
Obverse description: Front-facing crowned bust.
Obverse inscription: EWARDVS:[ ]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LOn/DOn
Initial mark: cross potent
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: North Warwickshire (District)
Parish or ward: Polesworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK2804
Four figure Latitude: 52.63303512
Four figure longitude: -1.5877219
1:25K map: SK2804
1:10K map: SK20SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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