LEIC-7C7084: Late Medieval silver halfpenny

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-7C7084

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver halfpenny, probably of Edward IV (1461-1470), minted at Durham. Heavy Coinage, 1461-1464/5 (North 1991: 84, ref: 1544).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1461
Date to: Circa AD 1465

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.57 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust, pellet by each side of crown
Obverse inscription: EDW[....]
Reverse description: Long cross and pellets Rose in centre of cross
Reverse inscription: [..]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
To be known as: Melton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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