GLO-C9048B:

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-C9048B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver penny of Edward IV (first reign 1461 - 1470), dating to AD 1464 - 1465.  Light coinage. Type V, minted in Durham by Bishop Lawrence Booth. Obverse: Crowned bust facing forward […] Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter B in the centre [CIVITAS DExRAM]

This coin is heavily clipped resulting in the loss of the inscription from both the obverse and reverse 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1464
Date to: Circa AD 1465

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.72 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 2021 - Thursday 30th September 2021

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

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, Light coinage (N 1591 - 1607)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forward
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter B in the centre
Reverse inscription: [CIVITAS DExRAM]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
Parish or ward: Highnam (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8019
Four figure Latitude: 51.86921261
Four figure longitude: -2.2918821
1:25K map: SO8019
1:10K map: SO81NW
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

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Audit data

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Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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