NARC-DB0DEF: NARC-DB0DEF : Penny : Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-DB0DEF

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An incomplete silver Penny of Edward IV, first reign (AD 1461-1470). Type IV. Long cross reverse with three pellets in each quadrant, additional pellet in one quadrant. Durham mint. AD 1461-1470

Length: 16.51mm, Width: 12.38mm, Thickness: 0.74mm, Weight: 0.5g

North Vol II, P 84, No 1543

The coin is missing a section between 11-3 O’clock

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1461
Date to: Circa AD 1470

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.51 mm
Width: 12.38 mm
Thickness: 0.74 mm
Weight: 0.5 g

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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 IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, First reign, Heavy coinage, Class 4 (N 1541, 1543, 1544)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [EDW]ARDxREXxAnG[LIEZFR]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quadrant, additional pellet in one quadrant
Reverse inscription: [CIVI/TAS/DVN/OLIN]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Leckhampstead (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7338
Four figure Latitude: 52.03560941
Four figure longitude: -0.9372273
1:25K map: SP7338
1:10K map: SP73NW
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 84 1543

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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