LEIC-B49426: B49426 Medieval irish penny of Edward IV

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Unique ID: LEIC-B49426

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Medieval silver irish penny of Edward IV. Seaby 6394.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1478
Date to: AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th November 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: Dublin
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust flanked by sun and flower at crown and neck
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS[...]
Reverse description: Long cross with central flower motif, alternate 2 flowers and sun and 2 suns and flower in quarters
Reverse inscription: Not visible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
To be known as: Ab Kettleby

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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