LON-27F6AE: Medieval silver long cross half penny possibly of Henry VI (1422-1461), Possibly North type 1453.

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-27F6AE

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Medieval silver long cross half penny possibly of Henry VI (1422-1461), Possibly North type 1453. Coin is incomplete with the bottom half of the obverse and much of the legend missing. Obverse has bifoliate crown, and Initial cross. Reverse is a long cross with three pellets in voids and legend [...]DON.

Weight: 0.35g
Diameter: 12.49mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.35 g
Diameter: 12.49 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Edwin Wood
Identified by: Mr Christian Jelliss
Secondary identifier: Mr Ben Paites

Materials and construction

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

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: Bust of King facing, bifoliate crown
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Voided long cross with 3 pellets in voids.
Reverse inscription: [CIVITAS LON]DON
Initial mark: North cross IIIa
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Greenwich (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Woolwich Riverside (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ4580
Four figure Latitude: 51.50034504
Four figure longitude: 0.08761954
1:25K map: TQ4580
1:10K map: TQ48SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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