LVPL-7C705E: Medieval coin: penny of Edward IV

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Unique ID: LVPL-7C705E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver post medieval penny of Edward IV (1547-1553) dating to the period AD 1550-53. Intial mark mullet. Mint York. North no. 1946.

Obverse: Double rose. Legend: E D G ROS[A SIN]E SPINA
Reverse: Long cross fourcée over royal shield. Legend: CIV[I/T]AS/EBO/RACI


Finder ref no. 109.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.55 g
Diameter: 14.96 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st September 2003 - Tuesday 30th September 2003

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Edward VI, Base silver, 1550-1553 (N 1945, 1946)
Obverse description: Double rose
Obverse inscription: E D G ROS[A SIN]E SPINA
Reverse description: Long cross fourcée over royal shield
Reverse inscription: CIV[I/T]AS/EBO/RACI
Initial mark: Mullet
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
To be known as: Sherburn in Elmet

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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