LON-69218D: An incomplete Medieval silver farthing of Henry VI (AD 1422-1461), possible rosette-mascal issue. Mint of London. dating from AD 1427-1430.

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-69218D

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An incomplete Medieval silver farthing of Henry VI (AD 1422-1461), possible rosette-mascal issue. Mint of London. dating from AD 1427-1430.

Obverse: [] Facing bust.

Reverse: CIVI/[]/[]/[]ON Long cross dividing legend with three pellets in each angle.

Dimensions: diameter: 9.39mm; weight: 0.14g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1427
Date to: Circa AD 1430

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.14 g
Diameter: 9.39 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Farthing: Henry VI, First reign, Rosette-Mascle (N 1455, 1456)
Obverse description: Facing bust. .
Obverse inscription: []
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[]/[]/[]ON
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Cathedrals (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3180
Four figure Latitude: 51.50376016
Four figure longitude: -0.11395435
1:25K map: TQ3180
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Mudlarking
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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