NLM-2A23F2: Medieval Coin: Halfpenny of an indeterminate ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-2A23F2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Round long cross halfpenny of an indeterminate medieval ruler; the mass may suggest a reign between those of Edward I (1272-1307) and Henry V (1413-1422) while the diameter indicates the earlier part of that span, issue of 1279-1340; chipped.

Obverse description: Encrusted with no discernible detail.

Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle.

Diameter: 15.4mm, Weight: 0.63gms.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1279
Date to: Exactly AD 1340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 15.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 30th August 2016

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM33617

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I - III
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfpenny or farthing of Edward I - III, not further defined
Obverse description: Encrusted with no discernible detail
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle.
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Gainsborough

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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