LANCUM-1EFC79: Silver hammered halfpenny of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-1EFC79

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Silver medieval hammered halfpenny of Edward III, dating to 1343/4 - 1351 AD. Floin coinage. Withers type 7. London mint. Obverse of forward-facing bust; + EDWARDVS REX. Reverse of long-cross pattee with three pellets in corners; CIVI/TAS/ LON/DON. The coin is 15.90mm in diameter, 0.39mm in thickness and weighs 0.49g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1343
Date to: Exactly AD 1351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.39 mm
Weight: 0.49 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5179

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 Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfpenny: Edward III, 3rd 'florin' coinage, Withers type 7 (N 1131, N 1133)
Obverse description: Forward-facing bust
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS REX
Reverse description: Long cross pattee with three pellets in corners
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: Cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
Parish or ward: Yealand Conyers (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD5074
Four figure Latitude: 54.1593616
Four figure longitude: -2.76719017
1:25K map: SD5074
1:10K map: SD57SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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