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Unique ID: LIN-94DB39

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A worn silver Medieval Irish halfpenny of Edward III dating to AD 1339/1340, struck at Dublin mint (Spink 6269?).

Overall dimensions are as follows: 16mm in diameter, weight not recorded.


Rally record 45.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1339
Date to: Exactly AD 1340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 16 mm

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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: Dublin
Type: Halfpenny: Edward III, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, within a triangle.
Obverse inscription: EDW/ARD/VS REX
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/DVBL/INIE
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Alford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF4476
Four figure Latitude: 53.26146126
Four figure longitude: 0.15740433
1:25K map: TF4476
1:10K map: TF47NW
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
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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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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