LEIC-213B1A: Medieval halfpenny of Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-213B1A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver halfenny of Edward IV (second reign 1471-1483), London Mint (North 1667).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1471
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.25 mm
Weight: 0.32 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Edward IV, Second reign, not further defined (N 1667 - 1669)
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: EDW[ARD DI GRA REX]
Reverse description: Long cross and joined pellets
Reverse inscription: CIVI[/TAS/LON/]DON

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
Parish or ward: Coleorton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3816
Four figure Latitude: 52.74029978
Four figure longitude: -1.43859302
1:25K map: SK3816
1:10K map: SK31NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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