WMID-273FD4: Medieval coin: Halfpenny of Henry VII

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-273FD4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A clipped silver halfpenny of Henry VII (AD 1485 to AD 1509), dating to the period AD 1485 to AD 1509. Minted in London. Withers Class II. c.f. North vol 2, p 103, no 1733.

Diameter: 12.9 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.38 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1485
Date to: Circa AD 1509

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.38 g
Diameter: 12.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th April 2019 - Sunday 7th April 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Henry VII, Withers London type 2, not further defined (N 1733)
Obverse description: Double arched crown. Bust facing
Obverse inscription: Unclear
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Initial mark: unclear. maybe lis, cross or cinquefoil
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wyre Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Chaddesley Corbett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8772
Four figure Latitude: 52.34591646
Four figure longitude: -2.19225726
1:25K map: SO8772
1:10K map: SO87SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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