LEIC-1FE019: medieval silver penny of Edward IV

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Unique ID: LEIC-1FE019

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver halfgroat of Edward IV, Canterbury mint. second reign, 1477-80AD, Spink 2106.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1477
Date to: Circa AD 1480

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 18 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: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust in scalloped border with C on breast
Obverse inscription: EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL DNSHYB
Reverse description: Long cross and joined pellets

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Dunton Bassett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5589
Four figure Latitude: 52.49614249
Four figure longitude: -1.19130038
1:25K map: SP5589
1:10K map: SP58NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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