LANCUM-9B4D71: Medieval coin: Halfpenny of Edward I

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Unique ID: LANCUM-9B4D71

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Medieval halfgroat of Edward I dating from c. 1298? Class 3b (Roman N in DNS and no pellet on neck). Berwick mint.



Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1298
Date to: Circa AD 1298

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.71 g
Diameter: 14.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th January 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 181

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: Berwick
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edward I, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Class 4; Wither types 5a, 5b, 6 (N 1078-1080)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [+EDWA]RAN[GL]DNShYB
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with pellets in angles
Reverse inscription: [VILL/A]BE/REV/VIC[I]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Cockermouth

Spatial coordinates

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
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