WMID-E406C2: Medieval coin: Incomplete halfpenny, probably of Edward II

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-E406C2

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver halfpenny, probably of Edward II (AD 1307 to AD 1327), probably dating to the period AD 1310 to AD 1314. Mint uncertain. Probably Withers type 11-12. North vol 2, p 37, no 1069.

Length: 12.3 mm
Width: 8.6 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.2 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1310
Date to: Circa AD 1314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.3 mm
Width: 8.6 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th February 2015 - Wednesday 11th February 2015

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: Edward II of England
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfpenny: Edwardian class 10-11 (N 1069/1, N 1069/2, N 1069/3, W 11-13)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDW[ ]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter. Inner circle
Reverse inscription: [ ]TAS[ ]
Initial mark: not present
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: South Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton Aston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8514
Four figure Latitude: 52.72343685
Four figure longitude: -2.22352745
1:25K map: SJ8514
1:10K map: SJ81SE
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 out using a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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