BUC-0F723B: Medieval coin: Farthing or half penny

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Unique ID: BUC-0F723B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A half penny or farthing of Edwardian long cross type, possibly of Edward III (1327-77), type 4. Mint of London. The reverse of the coin has been overstruck.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1327
Date to: Circa AD 1377

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.1 mm
Width: 14.7 mm
Weight: 0.56 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th June 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4688

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny, halfpenny or farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward I - III
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Penny, halfpenny or farthing of Edward I - III, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS REX
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hanslope (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8148
Four figure Latitude: 52.12438686
Four figure longitude: -0.81825865
1:25K map: SP8148
1:10K map: SP84NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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