HAMP-C82D56: Medieval coin: Penny of uncertain 15th-century ruler

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Unique ID: HAMP-C82D56

Object type certainty: Certain
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An extremely worn and clipped 15th-century medieval silver penny of uncertain ruler, uncertain mint (local dies).

This coin has suffered a slight nick at one point of its circumference.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.15 mm
Width: 14.85 mm
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.59 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd January 2012

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Bierton (02/01/12)

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3268

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny, halfpenny or farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward III - Richard III
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny , halfpenny or farthing of Edward III to Richard III not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross patty dividing the field into quarters; trio of pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [CIVI]/TAS/[.../...]
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Bierton with Broughton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8315
Four figure Latitude: 51.827462
Four figure longitude: -0.797022
1:25K map: SP8315
1:10K map: SP81NW
WOEID: 26347586
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: Friday 23rd March 2012
Updated: Thursday 5th April 2012

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