SF-253227: Sterling penny

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Unique ID: SF-253227

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Edward IV silver penny of second reign, 1471-1483, type XXI probably.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1471
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.72 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2005

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust, realistic hair.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD'DEI GRA REX ANG'
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Cinquefoil

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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