BUC-5E5EAE: Medieval coin: half penny of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-5E5EAE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver medieval half penny of Edward III (AD 1327 - 1377) dating to c. AD 1344-1351, florin coinage type 7. North 1991 volume II, page 48, number 1131.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1310
Date to: Circa AD 1314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.7 mm
Width: 15.5 mm
Weight: 0.41 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4934

Materials and construction

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

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, 3rd 'florin' coinage, Withers type 7 (N 1131, N 1133)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS [...] X
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Quainton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7220
Four figure Latitude: 51.8739332
Four figure longitude: -0.95556823
1:25K map: SP7220
1:10K map: SP72SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recorded
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 12 days ago
Updated: 12 days ago

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