SF-ED7DCD: Medieval coin: halfpenny of Edward IV.

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Unique ID: SF-ED7DCD

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An incomplete silver Medieval halfpenny of Edward IV, dating to the second reign AD 1471-1483. MInt of Durham, type 3. See Withers (2004, p. 35, no. 3a). Bishop Booth.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.19 mm
Weight: 0.36 g
Diameter: 13.65 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 13th September 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Edward IV, Second reign, Withers Durham type 3 (N 1669)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust.
Obverse inscription: Rosette EDVARD DE[I] GRA
Reverse description: Long solid cross,three pellets in angles.
Reverse inscription: D[Ex/R]AM/CIVI/TAS
Initial mark: rosette
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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: Gislingham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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