YORYM-F90A61: Medieval coin : halfpenny of Henry VI

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-F90A61

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An incomplete, silver halfpenny of Henry VI (AD 1421-1461) dating to 1422-1427. Mint of Calais, Annulet issue. See Withers and Withers 2003, 44.

Diameter: 13.2mm, thickness; 0.3mm, weight:0.4g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1422
Date to: Circa AD 1461

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 13.2 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Adam Parker
Identified by: Mr Adam Parker

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06235

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, Annulet (N 1434, 1435, 1436)
Obverse description: King's bust facing, annulets by neck.
Obverse inscription: [HENRI]C REX [ANGL]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter, two of the groups have annulets in centre.
Reverse inscription: V[IL]/[IL/CA]L/IS
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Stockton-on-the-Forest (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6655
Four figure Latitude: 53.98684368
Four figure longitude: -0.99494845
1:25K map: SE6655
1:10K map: SE65NE
Grid reference source: From finder
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: YORYM
Created: 15 days ago
Updated: 14 days ago

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