IOW-7F36A4: Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-7F36A4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver penny of Edward IV (1461-1470), minted at Durham. Heavy Coinage, 1461-1464/5 - Class IV, 1461-1464 (North 1991: 84, ref: 1544).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1461
Date to: Exactly AD 1464

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.56 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 29th September 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2010-2-480

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, First reign, Heavy coinage, Class 4 (N 1541, 1543, 1544)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [ ]REX[ ]LI
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant (rose at centre, one extra pellet in OLI’ quadrant)
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/DVN/OLI’
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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