LVPL-718BF0: Medieval silver penny of Henry VI, (1422-1461)

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-718BF0

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Medieval silver penny of Henry VI, (1422-1461) Annulet issue (1422-27) Obv: HENRICVS REX ANGLIE Crowned bust facing with annulets by neck Rev: VILLA CALIS Long cross dividing legend with pellets in angles North 1432: Standard Type G, Cross II

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1422
Date to: AD 1427

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.74 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

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)
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry VI, First reign, Annulet (N 1431 - 1433)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with annulets by neck
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX ANGLIE
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with pellets in angles
Reverse inscription: VILLA CALIS
Initial mark: Cross II
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Chester

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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