LEIC-E209C1: Medieval gold angel of Richard III

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Unique ID: LEIC-E209C1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Late Medieval gold angel of Richard III, London, 1484 ( Ref. North 1676 type 2 boars head on both sides).


Recorded with the finders permission using images courtesy of Spink Ltd.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: In a private collection, recorded for academic use


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1484

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.16 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Angel
Ruler/issuer: Richard III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Gold Angel of Richard III(N 1675 - 1677)
Obverse description: St Michael spearing a dragon
Obverse inscription: RICARDxDIxGRAxREXxAnGLxZ FRAnCx
Reverse description: Ship with R and rose either side of large cross over mast
Reverse inscription: PER CRVCExTVAmxSALVAxnOSxXPCxREDE

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
To be known as: South Leicestershire

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: Thursday 22nd November 2012
Updated: Thursday 22nd November 2012

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