HAMP-527D78: Medieval coin: Penny of Henry VI

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-527D78

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and incomplete 15th-century silver medieval penny of Henry VI, one of the mascle issues, unclear mint, possibly Durham (1427-1435 AD). This coin has suffered clipping and a notable circumferential loss. The reverse has been doublestruck.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1427
Date to: AD 1435

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.6 mm
Width: 15.95 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2152

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry VI, First reign, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [+ hENR]ICVS REX (mascle) ANGL[IE]
Reverse description: Long cross patty dividing the field into quarters; three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/DV... (mascle)
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Exton CP

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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