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Unique ID: SUR-7A0B6C

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A late Medieval gold angel of Richard III, with Type 2 boars head initial mark to both sides and dating to 1484. London mint. The coin is slightly bent. As North 1676.


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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1484
Date to: Circa AD 1484

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 4.98 g
Diameter: 27.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 21st April 2022

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Angel
Ruler/issuer: Richard III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Gold Angel of Richard III(N 1675 - 1677)
Obverse description: St Michael spearing a dragon.
Obverse inscription: RICARDxDIxGRAxREXxAnGLxZ FRAnCx
Reverse description: Ship with R and rose either side of large cross over mast.
Reverse inscription: PER CRVCExTVAmxSALVAxnOSxXPCxREDE.
Initial mark: Boar's head (2)
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Overton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5150
Four figure Latitude: 51.24690047
Four figure longitude: -1.27070479
1:25K map: SU5150
1:10K map: SU55SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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