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Unique ID: HAMP-9A8B33

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete and extremely worn silver Medieval penny, possibly of Henry VI. York mint. The reverse has been double struck.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1422
Date to: Circa AD 1471

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.65 g
Diameter: 14.8 mm

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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: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry VI, not further defined
Obverse inscription: (h)[...]
Reverse inscription: [...]/EBO/[...]
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
Parish or ward: Harting (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU8020
Four figure Latitude: 50.97386751
Four figure longitude: -0.86193627
1:25K map: SU8020
1:10K map: SU82SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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