NARC-E0B5F2: NARC-E0B5F2 : Penny : Henry VI

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Unique ID: NARC-E0B5F2

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver Penny of Henry VI (AD 1422-1471). First Reign AD 1422-1461. Pinecone mascle type. Long cross reverse type with three pellets in each quadrant. Mint of London. AD 1430-1434.

Diameter: 17.24mm, Thickness: 0.72mm, Weight: 0.8g

The coin is missing a portion of its outer flan between 10-12 O’clock.

The reverse is double struck

North Vol II, P 77, No 1464

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1430
Date to: Circa AD 1434

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.72 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 17.24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 3rd August 2020

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry VI, First reign, Pinecone-Mascle (N 1464 - 1467)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS [pinecone] REX mascle AN[GL]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS / mascle LON/D[ON] pinecone
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Stowe IX Churches (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6455
Four figure Latitude: 52.18953788
Four figure longitude: -1.06521806
1:25K map: SP6455
1:10K map: SP65NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son 77 1464

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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