LVPL-CB1F39: Medieval halfpenny

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-CB1F39

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver halfpenny of Henry VI (1422-1437) of the plain issue, which was issued during the rosette-mascal issue dating to AD 1430-1431, London mint. North no. 1453.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1430
Date to: Circa AD 1431

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 11.54 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st May 2015 - Tuesday 19th May 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Materials and construction

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

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, Plain Issue (N 1453)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend.
Reverse inscription: [CIVI]TAS [LON]DON
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Byley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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