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COIN

Unique ID: SF-F46237

Object type certainty: Certain
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A broken and somewhat worn silver hammered halfpenny of Edward IV's second reign, c. 1471-1483. Probably Withers' type 1 (cross fitchee IM), mint of London. C.f North 1667.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1471
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.24 g
Diameter: 11.56 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 11th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Edward IV, Second reign, Withers London type 1 (N 1667)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [....]EX
Reverse description: Long cross quartering coin, three pellets in each angle within inner pelleted border
Reverse inscription: C[...]DON
Initial mark: Cross fitchee (?)
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Worlingworth

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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