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COIN

Unique ID: SF-F36577

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver medieval halfpenny of Henry VI (first reign), dating to the period AD 1430-4. Pinecone-mascle issue, Uncertain initial mark. Minted in Calais.

North vol.II, no.1469.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1430
Date to: Exactly AD 1434

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.32 g
Diameter: 13.08 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st March 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Henry VI, First reign, Pinecone-Mascle (N 1468, 1469)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing. First stop unclear, second stop lozenge
Obverse inscription: HENRIC REX ANGL
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the legend with three pellets in each quarter. Pinecone visible at end of legend
Reverse inscription: VIL/LA/ CAL/IS
Initial mark: Unclear
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Elmswell

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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