DENO-99E5C7: Medieval coin; Edward IV 1st/2nd reign penny

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Unique ID: DENO-99E5C7

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Medieval coin; silver penny of Edward IV 1st reign light coinage (1464-1470) or 2nd reign (1471-1483) or less likely Henry VI restored (1470-1471), York mint under Archbishop George Neville. Heavily clipped. Diameter (clipped) 15.5mm, weight 0.69g.

Evidence of reuse: clipped

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1464
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.69 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 31st October 2009 - Saturday 13th February 2010

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Buxton FLO FD 1

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust of king, E to left of neck, key to right
Obverse inscription: [...]REX A[...]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter and a quatrefoil in the centre
Reverse inscription: CIVI[TAS EBO]RACI
Initial mark: Illegible (clipped off)
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: High Peak (District)
To be known as: Wormhill

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 8 years ago

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