DOR-60E7F1: Medieval silver half penny of Edward III

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Unique ID: DOR-60E7F1

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A silver halfpenny of Edward III of the star-marked coinage dating to 1335-1343 AD. Withers, vol 2, p.19, Type 3b(i) London mint. There is a fragment missing from one edge.

Date: Medieval

Diameter: 15.9mm

Weight: 0.62g

Die Axis: 2

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1335
Date to: Circa AD 1343

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 17th May 2015

Rally details.

This object was found at Breathe UK Charity Rally, Lydlinch, Dorset

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Identified by: Mrs Lucy Bevan

Other reference numbers

Other reference: FRS/4

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfpenny: Edward III, 2nd coinage, Withers type 3 (N 1100/2, N 1103/3)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS REX A[-]G *
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: CI[VI] TAS LON DON *
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Lydlinch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7314
Four figure Latitude: 50.92481767
Four figure longitude: -2.38552241
1:25K map: ST7314
1:10K map: ST71SW
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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