ESS-2F58C5: Medieval coin

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-2F58C5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver halfpenny of Henry VI1422 - 1461). Annulet coinage 1422 - 1427. North 1435. Mint of Calais

Obverse: crowned bust facing. Annulets by bust. HE[NRIC DI GRA RE]X ANGL.

Reverse: long cross with three pellets in each angle. Annulet in two quarters of reverse. VIL / L[../ ..]A / IS:

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1422
Date to: Circa AD 1427

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 13.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Henry VI, First reign, Annulet (N 1434, 1435, 1436)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing. Annulets by bust.
Obverse inscription: HE[NRIC DI GRA RE]X ANGL
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each angle. Annulet in two quarters of reverse
Reverse inscription: VIL / L[../ ..]A / IS
Initial mark: plain cross with swallowtail
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
Parish or ward: Dennington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM2766
Four figure Latitude: 52.24533591
Four figure longitude: 1.32375561
1:25K map: TM2766
1:10K map: TM26NE
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

No references cited so far.

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Updated: About one year ago

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