WAW-9F5413: Medieval coin: halfpenny of Edward IV (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-9F5413

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval coin: halfpenny of Edward IV (1461-1470) minted in Canterbury between 1464 and 1470. Withers type 3. North No. 1612.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1464
Date to: Exactly AD 1470

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.25 g
Diameter: 12.82 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2018 - Thursday 7th February 2019

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfpenny: Edward IV, First reign, Light coinage, Withers Canterbury type 3 (N 1612)
Obverse description: Bust facing forwards. Inner circle. Trefoil by the neck.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD D[I GRA REX]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter. Inner circle.
Reverse inscription: [CIVI] / TAS / [ ] / [ ]
Initial mark: Y
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
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: Redditch (District)
Parish or ward: Feckenham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0060
Four figure Latitude: 52.23819033
Four figure longitude: -2.0014194
1:25K map: SP0060
1:10K map: SP06SW
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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