History: Record ID: IOW-D45684 – MEDIEVAL coin

History: Record ID: IOW-D45684 – MEDIEVAL coin


IOW-D45684: Medieval Coin: Halfpenny of Edward III

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Unique ID: IOW-D45684

Object type certainty: Certain
status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete and worn Medieval silver halfpenny of Edward III (1327-1377), minted at London. Third (Florin) Coinage, 1344-1351 (North 1991: 48, ref: 1131; Withers 2002: 26, Type 7).

Obverse: EDWARDVS REX; Crowned bust facing with a bifoliate crown.

Reverse: CIVI/TAS/LOn/DOn; Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant.

Diameter: 14.9mm. Weight: 0.47g. DA=12:1.

North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

Withers, P. and B. 2002. Halfpennies and Farthings of Edward III and Richard II. Llanfyllin: Galata Print Ltd.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL

Period from: MEDIEVAL

Period to: MEDIEVAL

Date from: Exactly AD 1344

Date to: Exactly AD 1351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Weight: 0.47 g

Diameter: 14.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery:
Wednesday 7th November 2018

Wednesday 7th November 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford

Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-1-328

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 with a bifoliate crown
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS REX
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LOn/DOn
Initial mark: Cross pattée
Die axis measurement: 1 o’clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

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