NLM-183F33: Medieval Coin: Halfpenny of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-183F33

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Coin. Halfpenny of Edward III (1327-1372), Treaty period issue of 1363-1369, Withers and Withers type 17, London mint.

Obverse description: Bare shouldered facing bust with arched crown . Initial cross potent.

Obverse inscription: +EDWARDVS REX A[--], probably seriffed Treaty X.

Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle.

Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON; (appears as semi-colon after DON)

Diameter: 13.6mm, Weight: 0.54gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1363
Date to: Circa AD 1369

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.54 g
Diameter: 13.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 21st March 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM25639

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfpenny: Edward III, 4th coinage, treaty (N 1274, N 1275, W 17-17d)
Obverse description: Bare shouldered facing bust with arched crown
Obverse inscription: +EDWARDVS REX A[--]
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON;
Initial mark: cross potent.
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
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: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Friesthorpe

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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