WMID-FFDD07: Medieval coin: Incomplete halfpenny of Henry VI, pinecone mascle issue

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Unique ID: WMID-FFDD07

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver, Medieval, incomplete, halfpenny, Henry VI (AD 1422 to AD 1461), pinecone-mascle issue (AD 1431 to AD 1432/3).

Diameter: 13.3 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.2 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1431
Date to: Circa AD 1433

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.2 g
Diameter: 13.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th January 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Henry VI, First reign, Pinecone-Mascle (N 1468, 1469)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing. Pinecone stop
Obverse inscription: [ ]NRICVS R[ ]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [ ]TAS/LON[ ]
Initial mark: not present
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Warwick (District)
Parish or ward: Beausale, Haseley, Honiley and Wroxall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2170
Four figure Latitude: 52.32769549
Four figure longitude: -1.69327931
1:25K map: SP2170
1:10K map: SP27SW
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

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Updated: 5 years ago

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