SF-A2E29E: Medieval coin: Irish halfpenny of Edward I

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-A2E29E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Medieval Irish halfpenny of Edward I (AD 1272-1307), dating to AD 1279-1302. Mint of Waterford. Cf Seaby (1984, p. 112, nos. 6263-6265).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1279
Date to: Circa AD 1302

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.72 mm
Weight: 0.59 g
Diameter: 14.88 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 21st December 2019

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: Waterford City
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust in a triangular beaded border,
Obverse inscription: [...]EDW[...]/[..]NG[..]/NS[...]
Reverse description: Long solid cross; three pellets in angles.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/VATE/RF[OR]
Initial mark: [...]
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Fordham

Spatial coordinates


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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Updated: 2 years ago

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