DOR-338DC7: Medieval coin: halfpenny of Edward III

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Unique ID: DOR-338DC7

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A silver halfpenny of Edward III (1327 - 1377) dating to 1335 - 1343. Hair missing, Star Marked type. North 1102/6 Withers type 5ii. Minted in London.
Date: Medieval
Diameter: 14.88mm.
Thickness: 0.51mm.
Weight: 0.61 g.
Die axis: 3.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1335
Date to: Circa AD 1343

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.51 mm
Weight: 0.61 g
Diameter: 14.88 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017543

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Edward III 2nd 'star marked' coinage, Wither's type 5 (N 1102, N 1103/2)
Obverse description: Facing bust bifoliate crown, small face, HAIR MISSING with hollowed eyes.
Obverse inscription: EDWA[RDVS] REX ANG[-]
Reverse description: Long cross, pellets in angles.
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Wherwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3739
Four figure Latitude: 51.14907074
Four figure longitude: -1.4724026
1:25K map: SU3739
1:10K map: SU33NE
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

References cited

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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