NARC-8B7A27: NARC-8B7A27 : Halfpenny : Henry VI

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Unique ID: NARC-8B7A27

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An incomplete silver Halfpenny of Henry VI (AD1422-1461). First Reign. Saltire-Leaf issue. Long cross reverse with three pellets in each quadrant. London mint. AD 1454-1460.

The coin is missing small portions of its outer flan.

Diameter: 13.37mm, Thickness: 0.69mm, Weight: 0.3g.

North Vol II, P 81, No 1523

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1454
Date to: Circa AD 1460

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.69 mm
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 13.37 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

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, Saltire-Leaf issues, nothing by crown (North: Cross-Pellet (a) issue (N 1523))
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HEnRICxREXxAnGLx
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LOn/DOn
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5964
Four figure Latitude: 52.27099833
Four figure longitude: -1.13678195
1:25K map: SP5964
1:10K map: SP56SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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