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COIN

Unique ID: SF-164135

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver hammered halfpenny of Richard II, dating c. 1377-1399. Withers' type 1aiii, mint of London. North 1331a. Double saltire/saltire stops.

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
Weight: 0.44 g
Diameter: 13.01 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 29th 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: Richard II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Richard II, Withers type 1A (N 1331a)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: +RICA[...]DxREXxANGL
Reverse description: Long cross quartering coin, three pellets in each angle within inner pelleted border
Reverse inscription: CI[VI/TAS]/LON/DON
Initial mark: Cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: West Stow

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: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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