DENO-31A7B7: Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward III or Richard II

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Unique ID: DENO-31A7B7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval coin; incomplete silver penny, York mint, saltire stops, Edward III 1369-77 (possibly) or Richard II 1377-99 (probably). Incomplete - clipped and with part of one edge broken off. The portrait is very worn compared with the reverse. Diameter 17.7mm, weight 0.99g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1369
Date to: Exactly AD 1399

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.99 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th September 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Identified by: Ms Rachel Atherton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E6866

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Richard II of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust of king
Obverse inscription: [...].Z.FRAN (saltire stops)
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter, quatrefoil in centre
Reverse inscription: CIVI-TAS-E[BORAC]I(quatrefoil/saltire)
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
To be known as: Langford

Spatial coordinates

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: Monday 12th April 2010
Updated: Monday 23rd August 2010

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