DOR-20F288: Medieval Coin: Halfpenny of Edward IV (first reign)

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Unique ID: DOR-20F288

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Halfpenny of Edward IV (first reign 1461 - 1470). Light coinage. Mint of London
Date Medieval
Diameter: 12.15 mm
Weight: 0.36 g
Die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1467
Date to: Circa AD 1470

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.36 g
Diameter: 12.15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th January 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019007

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Edward IV, not further defined (N 1545 - 1547, 1608 - 1612, 1667 - 1669)
Obverse description: Facing bust, crowned
Obverse inscription: EDWA[RD DI] GRA R[EX]
Reverse description: Longcross with pellets in the angles
Reverse inscription: [C]IVITAS [LOn]DOn
Initial mark: illegible
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Tarrant Crawford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9202
Four figure Latitude: 50.81748884
Four figure longitude: -2.11492901
1:25K map: ST9202
1:10K map: ST90SW
Grid reference source: From 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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