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Unique ID: HAMP-E23B86

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval halfpenny of Henry VI, first reign (1422-61), leaf issue (leaf-trefoil) with a leaf on the breast and double saltire stops, struck at London and dating to 1436-8.
Reference: North 1492.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1436
Date to: Circa AD 1438

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.48 g
Diameter: 13.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 29th October 2016 - Saturday 29th October 2016

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 418

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Henry VI, First reign, Leaf issue, trefoil stops (North: Leaf-Trefoil (N 1492, 1493))
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, leaf on breast.
Obverse inscription: HENR[...]A[...]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: [CI]VI TAS [LON] DON
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
To be known as: Selborne

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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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