NCL-20BCC4: Medieval coin: penny of Henry VI

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Unique ID: NCL-20BCC4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A penny of Henry VI, annulet coinage, 1422-1427.

North no 1432.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.54 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 15.11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st July 2011 - Sunday 31st July 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Robert Collins
Identified by: Miss Lauren Proctor

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, Annulet (N 1431 - 1433)
Obverse description: Crown bust forward with an annulet to either side of neck
Reverse description: Longcross with 3 pellets in each quarter, annulet in centre of opposing quarters
Reverse inscription: VIL/.../CAL/...
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Middleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9348
Four figure Latitude: 53.919802
Four figure longitude: -0.585431
1:25K map: SE9348
1:10K map: SE94NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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