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WILT-9CA2DA: WILT-9CA2DA

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-9CA2DA

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Medieval Silver halfpenny of Richard II, dating to AD 1377-1399. Withers type 2, London mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.48 g
Diameter: 13.2 mm

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5373

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 2
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: RICARD REX ANGL
Reverse description: Long cross pattee dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/ LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: West Tisbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9127
Four figure Latitude: 51.04228202
Four figure longitude: -2.12974933
1:25K map: ST9127
1:10K map: ST92NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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