NARC-E063E8: NARC-E063E8 : Penny : Edward IV

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Unique ID: NARC-E063E8

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A Fragment of a silver Penny of Edward IV (AD 1461-1483) first reign (AD 1461-1470). Probably Heavy coinage, first coinage, type IV. Long cross reverse with three pellets in each quadrant.  Unclear mint. AD 1461-1464.

Length: 14.60mm, Width: 6.75mm, Thickness: 0.70mm, Weight: 0.3g

North Vol II, P 84, No 1541.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1461
Date to: Circa AD 1464

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.6 mm
Width: 6.75 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.3 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)
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 with annulets by neck
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: Catesby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5160
Four figure Latitude: 52.2358387
Four figure longitude: -1.25461227
1:25K map: SP5160
1:10K map: SP56SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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 1541

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Updated: 4 months ago

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