KENT-B14FB2: Halfpenny of Richard II fragmented

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-B14FB2

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An incomplete, worn and clipped hammered and slightly worn silver medieval halfpenny of Richard II (1377-1399), Withers (2002,45) type 1n, North (1991) no.1331b Minted at London.

Measurements: 13.78mm in diameter, 2.49mm thick (due to warping, 0.76mm thick without) and 0.43g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1377
Date to: Circa AD 1399

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.49 mm
Weight: 0.43 g
Diameter: 13.78 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 16th May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Richard II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Richard II, Withers type 1 (N 1331b)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust
Obverse inscription: +RICARD'.REX.AnGL
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LOn/DOn
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Sutton Valence (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8149
Four figure Latitude: 51.2115185
Four figure longitude: 0.58999561
1:25K map: TQ8149
1:10K map: TQ84NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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