HESH-BD5014: Medieval: Silver penny of Henry VI

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-BD5014

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver penny of Henry VI (1422-1461), struck at the York mint probably between 1427and 1434 AD. It is clipped and heavily worn

North 1451(iii) or 1466 (i)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1427
Date to: Circa AD 1434

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.89 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

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: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry VI, First reign, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned head facing; Mullet to right of crown - possibly something on chest
Obverse inscription: HE[NRICVS...]
Reverse description: Long cross divides the coin evenly; tin each quarter are three pellets. At the centre of teh cross is a quatrefoil
Reverse inscription: [CIVITAS EBOR]ACI
Initial mark: Cross IIIb (North p73)
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Lyonshall

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

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

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