BERK-4E9097: Medieval Coin: Clipped silver penny of Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-4E9097

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A clipped medieval silver penny (probably) of Edward IV (1461-83), probably Irish issue (Dublin, Drogheda or Trim); Light 'cross and pellets' coinage (1473-8?); not further defined. The coin is in poor condition. Obv: front facing crowned bust, inscription illegible. Rev: long cross with three pellets in each angle, central annulet and pellet; inscription illegible. The diamter is 13.5mm and the weight is 0.21g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1461
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.21 g
Diameter: 13.5 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Mrs Christine Edbury
Identified by: Dr John Naylor

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ashmolean Museum ID service 6/3-3

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: Drogheda
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, Second reign (N 1641 - 1666)
Obverse description: Front facing crowned bust; inscription illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each angle, central annulet and pellet
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ewelme (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6491
Four figure Latitude: 51.61419946
Four figure longitude: -1.07708138
1:25K map: SU6491
1:10K map: SU69SW
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: BERK
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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