LANCUM-826D62: Medieval long-cross penny

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-826D62

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver penny of Henry VI dating from AD1422-27.

North 1432, annulets by neck, Cross V

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1422
Date to: AD 1427

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.09 mm
Width: 17.09 mm
Thickness: 0.25 mm
Weight: 0.78 g
Diameter: 17.09 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry VI, First reign, Annulet (N 1431 - 1433)
Obverse description: Crowed bust facing with annulets by neck
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX ANGLIE
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with two annulets in 1st and 3rd quarter
Reverse inscription: VILLA CALIS
Initial mark: Cross V
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Preston (District)
To be known as: Broughton

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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