LEIC-94353B: Post Medieval Coin: Halfpenny of Henry VIII.

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-94353B

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval Silver halfpenny, possibly of Edward IV? very worn and clipped.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1461
Date to: Circa AD 1485

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.36 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Theresa Oswin
Identified by: Mrs Theresa Oswin

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust - large crown
Reverse description: Long cross three small spaced pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: []
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Gaddesby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6813
Four figure Latitude: 52.71040094
Four figure longitude: -0.99491926
1:25K map: SK6813
1:10K map: SK61SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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