BH-42E192: Medieval coin: long cross penny of Edward III (possibly)

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-42E192

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

A silver long cross penny, possibly of Edward III (AD 1327-1377), dating to the period AD 1279-1351. It is possible this is a broken penny rather than a deliberately cut halfpenny. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1279
Date to: Circa AD 1351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.35 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 4th October 2017 - Wednesday 4th October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I - III
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfpenny or farthing of Edward I - III, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each field
Reverse inscription: [...]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Wallington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2934
Four figure Latitude: 51.98948027
Four figure longitude: -0.12274292
1:25K map: TL2934
1:10K map: TL23SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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