DENO-257042: Medieval Coin: Long Cross Penny of Henry V to Richard III

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Unique ID: DENO-257042

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete and worn silver hammered long cross penny of Medieval date, probably Edward IV (1461-1470 & 1471-1483). Uncertain mint dating.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1464
Date to: Exactly AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.36 g
Diameter: 13.81 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 25th March 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Charlotte Burrill
Identified by: Ms Charlotte Burrill
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E7372

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)
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [...]AN[...] [with Lombardic N)
Reverse description: Long cross with 3 pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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 Area

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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