SF-8919B4: Medieval Penny of Henry VI

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-8919B4

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

A silver penny of Henry VI, Rosette-Mascle issue, c.1427-1430 AD. The obverse legend is incorrect and half of one side of the legend is missing due to old breaks. As Wren, 1995: 112.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1426
Date to: Circa AD 1430

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 18.21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Ref.: 203

Materials and construction

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

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, Rosette-Mascle (N 1449 - 1452)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: +HENRICS (rosette) REX[]
Reverse description: Long cross pattee dividing the legend, three pellets in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: [VIL/L]A (double saltires)/CALI/SIS (rosette)
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock

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: Weybread

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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