WMID-8D7EA9: Medieval coin: Halfpenny of Edward I, London Mint

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-8D7EA9

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver, Medieval, halfpenny, Edward I (AD 1272 to AD 1307), mint: London, Withers type 2/3 (AD 1280 to AD 1282).

Diameter: 15.5 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.6 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1280
Date to: Circa AD 1282

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 1985 - Thursday 31st December 1992

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: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfpenny: Edwardian class 3 (N 1044-1045 / W 1-2)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing. egg waisted s.
Obverse inscription: EDWR ANGL DNS hYB
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: cross potent
Die axis measurement: 3 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: Warwick (District)
Parish or ward: Budbrooke (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2565
Four figure Latitude: 52.28257845
Four figure longitude: -1.6349561
1:25K map: SP2565
1:10K map: SP26NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching with a metal detector

References cited

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Updated: 3 years ago

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