DOR-522B52: Medieval coin: Halfpenny of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-522B52

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver halfpenny of Edward III dating to 1344 - 1351. Florin coinage. Mint of London
Reference: North Vol II, No. 1131, Withers Type 8
Diameter: 15.75 mm
Weight: 0.58 g
Die axis: 4

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1344
Date to: Circa AD 1351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.58 g
Diameter: 15.75 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017286

Materials and construction

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

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, 3rd 'florin' coinage, Withers type 8 (N1131)
Obverse description: Facing bust, no band to crude crown, closed E, distinctive style X
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS REX
Reverse description: Long cross with pellets in the angles. Closed C, Lombardic N
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Die axis measurement: 4 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: East Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Sixpenny Handley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9917
Four figure Latitude: 50.95243085
Four figure longitude: -2.01560872
1:25K map: ST9917
1:10K map: ST91NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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