LON-7FF778: A medieval English silver half penny issued by Richard II (AD 1377 - 1399) dating to AD 1377-1380.

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-7FF778

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A medieval English silver half penny issued by Richard II (AD 1377 - 1399) dating to AD 1377-1380. Mint of London, type 1. North 1991, Volume 2, 1325, 1326, 1328, 1329a-b.

Obverse: Crowned bust facing: +RICARD REX ANGL

Reverse: Long cross dividing legend: CIVI / TAS / LON / DON.

Dimensions: diameter: 13.14mm; weight: 0.46g.

References: Withers, P. & B. R. 2006. The Galata Guide to The Pennies of Edward I. Galata Print Ltd, Powys.

North, J. J. 1975. English Hammered Coinage, Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink: London

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 1380

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.46 g
Diameter: 13.14 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: 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, not further defined (N 1331a - 1332c)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing: Reverse:
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend:
Reverse inscription: CIVI / TAS / LON / DON.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Whitchurch (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4747
Four figure Latitude: 51.22026956
Four figure longitude: -1.32840113
1:25K map: SU4747
1:10K map: SU44NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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