KENT-4A0AB9: Edward III halfpenny

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-4A0AB9

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A complete Medieval silver halfpenny of Edward III (1327-1377). Second (star marked) Coinage, 1335-1343. North (1991) no.1102/1, Withers (2002) Type 5ii, minted at London.

Measurements: 16.08mm diameter, 0.53mm thick and 0.62g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1335
Date to: Circa AD 1343

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.53 mm
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 16.08 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 15th February 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Incised or engraved or chased

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfpenny: Edward III 2nd 'star marked' coinage, Wither's type 5 (N 1102, N 1103/2)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust
Obverse inscription: +EDWARDVS REX ANG *
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON*
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Medway (Unitary Authority)
District: Medway (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Cuxton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ6967
Four figure Latitude: 51.3769002
Four figure longitude: 0.42687643
1:25K map: TQ6967
1:10K map: TQ66NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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