BERK-54C3DE: Medieval coin: Penny of Henry VI

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-54C3DE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver penny of Henry VI (first reign, AD 1422-1461), minted at Calais. Annulet issue dating from AD 1422-1427. Initial mark: cross V, annulets by neck. Double saltire stops in legend. North (1991) N1432.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.47 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 18.04 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2014.360

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, annulets by neck. Double saltire stops
Obverse inscription: HENRIC[VS] REX ANGLIE
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter, two with annulet in centre. Double saltire stops
Reverse inscription: VILLA CALIS
Initial mark: Cross V
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Beenham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5968
Four figure Latitude: 51.40796414
Four figure longitude: -1.15312624
1:25K map: SU5968
1:10K map: SU56NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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