LEIC-F6237F: Medieval silver halfpenny

Rights Holder: Leicestershire County Council
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Unique ID: LEIC-F6237F

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Medieval silver halfpenny, probably of Edward IV (?) Durham mint. 1464-83.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1464
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.52 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 6th June 2017 - Thursday 6th July 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Edward IV, Second reign, not further defined (N 1667 - 1669)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing; star/saltaire initial mark?
Obverse inscription: ED[...]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter, star initial mark reverse is mis-struck or die damaged?
Reverse inscription: [..]DVR[..]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5814
Four figure Latitude: 52.72055138
Four figure longitude: -1.14274092
1:25K map: SK5814
1:10K map: SK51SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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