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YORYM-6F7125: Medieval Coin : Penny of Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-6F7125

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver penny of Edward IV dating to the period AD1461-1464. Cross forchée with annulets reverse. Mint of London. Clipped.

J. J. North (1991) English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, p.84, nos. 1538-1544

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1461
Date to: Circa AD 1464

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.84 g
Diameter: 18.06 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, First reign, Heavy coinage, not further defined (N 1538 - 1544)
Obverse description: Bust of Edward IV, facing forwards
Obverse inscription: ED [WARD] REX ANGLIE
Reverse description: Cross fourchee and pellets with annulets
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/L_ _ _ _ _
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Copmanthorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5647
Four figure Latitude: 53.91612799
Four figure longitude: -1.14889914
1:25K map: SE5647
1:10K map: SE54NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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