LANCUM-D57F76: Medieval coin: Penny of Henry V

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Unique ID: LANCUM-D57F76

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late medieval silver hammered penny of Henry V dating from AD1422-1427. Annulet issue. Calais mint. Cross V. North 1432.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1422
Date to: Circa AD 1427

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 4th January 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

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: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry VI, First reign, Annulet (N 1431 - 1433)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with annulets by neck
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS REX ANGLIE
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with pellets in angles; annulet in 1st and 3rd quarters
Reverse inscription: VILLA CALIS
Initial mark: Cross
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
To be known as: Bolton-le-Sands

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (From FLO)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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