COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-C82D56

Object type certainty: Certain
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An extremely worn and clipped 15th-century medieval silver penny of uncertain ruler, uncertain mint (local dies).

This coin has suffered a slight nick at one point of its circumference.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Length: 16.15 mm
Width: 14.85 mm
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.59 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd January 2012

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Bierton (02/01/12) held Monday 2nd January 2012 - Monday 2nd January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3268

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny, halfpenny or farthing [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Edward III - Richard III [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1351 - 1485 [ scope notes | View all attributed records]
Type: Penny , halfpenny or farthing of Edward III to Richard III not further defined [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross patty dividing the field into quarters; trio of pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [CIVI]/TAS/[.../...]
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Medieval coin: Penny of uncertain 15th-century ruler

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Buckinghamshire
District: Aylesbury Vale
Parish: Bierton With Broughton

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8315
Four figure Latitude: 51.827462 Four figure longitude: -0.797022
1:25K map: SP8315
1:10K map: SP81NW
WOEID: 26347586
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Friday 23rd March 2012
Updated: Thursday 5th April 2012

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