LON-3E9455: A Medieval silver half penny of Edward IV,

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-3E9455

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A Medieval silver half penny of Edward IV, first reign (AD 1461-1470), Light coinage dating from AD 1464-1470. Withers' type 2, Class VIII, minted in York. North 1611.

Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust with open crown and a trefoil on each side of the neck

Obverse inscription: EDW[ARD DI GRA ] REX

Reverse description: Long cross pattee with three pellets in each angle

Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/E[BO/RACI]

Dimensions: diameter: 12.10mm; weight: 0.28g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1464
Date to: Exactly AD 1470

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.28 g
Diameter: 12.1 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Edward IV, First reign, Light coinage, Withers York type 2 (N 1611)
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust with open crown and a trefoil on each side of the neck
Obverse inscription: EDW[ARD DI GRA ] REX
Reverse description: Long cross pattee with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/E[BO/RACI]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Wandsworth (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Thamesfield (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2475
Four figure Latitude: 51.46040223
Four figure longitude: -0.21650964
1:25K map: TQ2475
1:10K map: TQ27NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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