DOR-E168A5: Medieval coin: halfpenny of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-E168A5

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A silver halfpenny of Edward III (1327 - 1377) dating to 1344 - 1351. Mint of London. Florin coinage. Withers Type 8
Reference: North Vol 2, no. 1131
Date: Medieval
Diameter: 11.69 mm
Weight: 0.28 g
Die axis: 10

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1344
Date to: Circa AD 1351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.28 g
Diameter: 11.69 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th January 2018

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019374

Materials and construction

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

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, 3rd 'florin' coinage, Withers type 8 (N1131)
Obverse description: Facing bust, crowned. X formed of a straight \ and two curved lines
Obverse inscription: EDW[ARDVS R]EX
Reverse description: Long cross with pellets in the angles. Lombardic Ns
Reverse inscription: CI[VITAS LOn]DOn
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: West Tytherley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2830
Four figure Latitude: 51.06865338
Four figure longitude: -1.60176439
1:25K map: SU2830
1:10K map: SU23SE
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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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 29 days ago
Updated: 22 days ago

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