CAM-6A6ED1: cam-6a6ed1-Possible Henry VI penny

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Unique ID: CAM-6A6ED1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Penny, probably of Henry VI, York mint probably between 1445-1460AD.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1445
Date to: AD 1460

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.79 g
Diameter: 17.29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 9th October 2008

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Farthing: Henry VI, First reign, Saltire issues, nothing by crown (North: Cross-Pellet (b) issue)
Obverse description: Bust, facing, nothing by crown. Initial mark is II.
Obverse inscription: HEN...........)
Reverse description: Long cross with quatrefoil. Three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: (.....AS .BORI
Initial mark: Cross type II
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Thetford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL5376
Four figure Latitude: 52.360705
Four figure longitude: 0.245437
1:25K map: TL5376
1:10K map: TL57NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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