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Unique ID: NMS-2B0DB7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A very worn medieval silver penny of Henry IV (1399-1413), heavy coinage (1399-1412), mint: York (North 1350),

The coin is clipped removing most of the outer edge.

weight 0.92g 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1399
Date to: Exactly AD 1412

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.92 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Friday 4th August 2017

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 64113
Other reference: IND04082017JS

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry IV of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry IV, Heavy coinage (N 1347 - 1351)
Obverse description: Front-facing bust with long neck and square chin.
Obverse inscription: [ ]NRIC REX [ ] FRAn[ ] (double saltire stops; most letters partial owing to clipping)
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription; quatrefoil and pellets in centre; three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TA[ ]/EBO/[ ]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Caistor St. Edmund (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2503
Four figure Latitude: 52.57823439
Four figure longitude: 1.31937422
1:25K map: TG2503
1:10K map: TG20SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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