HAMP-AA4C42:

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-AA4C42

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A bent medieval halfgroat of Edward III (1327-77), fourth coinage, pre-treaty series E, standard type F, cross 2 initial mark, struck at York and dating to 1354-5. The coin has closed Cs and Es, a wedge-tailed R, unbarred Ns and annulet stops. The coin is bent between 3 and 8 o'clock on the obverse.
Reference: North 1166.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1354
Date to: Circa AD 1355

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.07 g
Diameter: 22.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 708

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfgroat: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty E (N 1165-1166)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: EDWA[RD]VS.REX.ANGLI.Z.FRANC (annulet stops and unbarred Ns)
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription, three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: POS / VIDEV. / ADIVT / OR[..]m // CIVI TAS EBO RACI (one annulet stop and unbarred Ns)
Initial mark: Cross 2
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: St. Leonards and St. Ives

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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