CORN-155A17: halfpenny of Edward IV (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-155A17

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver halfpenny of Edward IV, Second Reign (1471-1483), no marks by neck and initial mark very worn but slight curve near 'e' suggests annulet, and style of bust suggests Type 2, London mint, North 1667, Spink 2137.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.36 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st June 2014 - Thursday 31st July 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

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, Withers London type 2 (N 1667)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with no marks beside neck
Obverse inscription: EDWARD DI GR[A REX]
Reverse description: Long cross pattee with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LOnDOn
Initial mark: annulet
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Gwinear-Gwithian (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5840
Four figure Latitude: 50.21040947
Four figure longitude: -5.39315583
1:25K map: SW5840
1:10K map: SW50NE
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

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Audit data

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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