NARC-64E984: NARC-64E984 : Penny : Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-64E984

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An incomplete silver Penny of Edward IV, first reign (AD 1461-1470). Heavy coinage. Class 4. Long cross reverse with three pellets in each quadrant and rose in centre of cross. Durham mint. AD 1461-1464.

Diameter: 16.30mm, Thickness: 0.59mm, Weight: 0.6g

The coin is missing a section of its outer flan between 2-5 O’clock.

North Vol II, P 84, No 1544.

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 1464

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.59 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 16.3 mm

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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]ARD (rosette) R]EX (rosette) AnGLIE Z
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quadrant, rose in centre of cross
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/D[VN/OLIN]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Burton Dassett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3953
Four figure Latitude: 52.1738875
Four figure longitude: -1.43112456
1:25K map: SP3953
1:10K map: SP35SE
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 1544

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