SF-4E0F35: Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-4E0F35

Object type certainty: Certain
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Gold noble,appears to be standard type A (North 1975, p30), worn and damaged around the edges, probably Edward III post treaty period, 1369-77 or Edward IV, first reign heavy coinage 1461-1465. Its weight is equivalent to 105.6 grains, the nobles from Edward IV heavy coinage were 108 grains and this is the closest weight to our example. (North, 1975, 65, no 1527).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1369
Date to: Circa AD 1465

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.84 g
Diameter: 32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Faye Minter
Identified by: Miss Faye Minter

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Noble
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: King standing facing in a ship, crowned and wearing armour, holding shield in left hand, quartered with the arms of England and France, and a sword in the right hand.
Obverse inscription: [ ]AQ[ ]
Reverse description: Florinated cross with a lis at the end of each limb and an ornamental compartment, containing the Kings initial , unclear but appears to be an 'E,' in the centre, in each angle a lion passant, guardant, with a crown above, all within a tressure of eight arches.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Parham

Spatial coordinates


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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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