NARC-A35A38: NARC-A35A38 : Halfpenny : Commonwealth

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-A35A38

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver silver Halfpenny of the Commonwealth (1649-1660). Reverse depicts shield of Ireland. London Mint.

Diameter: 10.18mm, Thickness: 0.49mm, Weight: 0.2g.

North Vol II, P 206, No 2730.

The coin is missing portions of its outer flan.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1649
Date to: Circa AD 1660

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.49 mm
Weight: 0.2 g
Diameter: 10.18 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Commonwealth of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfpenny: Commonwealth (N 2730)
Obverse description: Shield of St. George
Reverse description: Shield of Ireland
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Northampton (District)
Parish or ward: Upton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7161
Four figure Latitude: 52.24261589
Four figure longitude: -0.96158177
1:25K map: SP7161
1:10K map: SP76SW
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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Created: 9 days ago
Updated: 8 days ago

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