SOM-65A026: Medieval coin: penny of unclear king, Edward III, Henry V or Henry VI

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Unique ID: SOM-65A026

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Medieval silver penny of unclear king, Edward III, Henry V or Henry VI, type and mint unclear, AD 1351-1427.


This record was created at a rally and may therefore fall below our usual standards of identification or photography.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1351
Date to: Circa AD 1427

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.2 mm
Width: 13.7 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th September 2011

Rally details.

This object was found at Spaxton 2011 - Stogursey, WHRADA, 25-09-2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Rally refernce 649

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Edward III - Henry VI (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Unknown
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross pattee dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter, an annulet linking the pellets in at least one quarter
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: West Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Stogursey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST2143
Four figure Latitude: 51.180752
Four figure longitude: -3.131604
1:25K map: ST2143
1:10K map: ST24SW
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
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: SOM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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