LEIC-B909F3: Medieval silver halfpenny of Edward IV, 1478-83

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Unique ID: LEIC-B909F3

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Medieval silver halfpenny of Edward IV, suns and roses issue, Dublin mint, 1478-83. Spink 6394

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1478
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.47 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
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 (second reign)
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Edward IV, Second reign, not further defined (N 1667 - 1669)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing; sun and rose alternating at crown and neck
Reverse description: Long cross with rose in centre, with rose and two suns and sun and two roses alternating in quarters

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Grimston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6821
Four figure Latitude: 52.78230625
Four figure longitude: -0.9932637
1:25K map: SK6821
1:10K map: SK62SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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