NLM-8D4AAE: Medieval coin: penny of Henry VI or Henry VII

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-8D4AAE

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Penny, possibly of Henry VI (1422-1461 and 1470-1471) or Henry VII (1485-1509), York mint, chipped.

Obverse description: Facing bare shouldered bust with thin neck and bifurcated scraggy ends to hair [left], tall open bifoliate crown with probably bifoliate ornaments.

Obverse inscription: [--]ENRIC[---]

Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle.

Reverse inscription: [--/]TAS/EBO[/--]

Diameter: 18.5mm, Weight: 0.87gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1422
Date to: Exactly AD 1509

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.87 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 23rd September 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM48452

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny, halfpenny or farthing
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 description: Facing bare shouldered bust with thin neck and bifurcated scraggy ends to hair [left], tall open bifoliate crown with probably bifoliate ornaments.
Obverse inscription: [--]ENRIC[---]
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: [--/]TAS/EBO[/--]
Die axis measurement: 12 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: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Muckton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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