DOR-438DBD: Silver halfpenny of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-438DBD

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A silver halfpenny of Edward III (1327 - 1377) dating to 1335 - 1343. Withers type 5ii. Mint of London.
Reference: Withers Volume II type 5
Date: Medieval
Diameter: 15.67 mm
Weight: 0.63 g
Die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1335
Date to: Circa AD 1343

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 15.67 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019377

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfpenny: Edward III, 2nd coinage, Withers type 5 (N 1102, N 1103/2)
Obverse description: Facing bust, crowned. Tall, bifoliate crown. Unbarred N, closed E. Star at end of legend
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS REX ANG (star)
Reverse description: Long cross with pellets in the angles. Star after DON
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON (star)
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

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: Fifehead Magdalen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7821
Four figure Latitude: 50.9879762
Four figure longitude: -2.31481
1:25K map: ST7821
1:10K map: ST72SE
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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