WREX-612F4A: Silver halfpenny of either Henry VI, Edward IV or Henry VII

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COIN

Unique ID: WREX-612F4A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver halfpenny of either Henry VI, Edward IV or Henry VII (c. 1422-1509). Obverse has bust of the king facing no visible marks by bust and legends has a letter E either as the first or second letter. Reverse has a long cross, with 3 pellets in each quarter, dividing a blundered legend. The mint is most likely London.

Diameter: 12.8mm; weight: 0.3g

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 1509

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 12.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 6th July 2017 - Thursday 5th October 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susie White
Identified by: Dr Susie White
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Wrexham museum entry receipt 1198

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: Bust of king facing
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Long cross with 3 pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [...]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Selattyn and Gobowen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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