WMID-4A4B66: The obverse of a clipped Edward IV penny.

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-4A4B66

Object type certainty: Certain
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A clipped penny of Edward IV (second reign). It was issued by Bishop William Dudley of Durham (1476-83 AD): see the 'D' and 'V' near the bust.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1476
Date to: Ante AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.2 mm
Weight: 0.58 g
Diameter: 13.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 5th May 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Caroline Johnson
Identified by: Ms Caroline Johnson
Secondary identifier: Dr David Symons

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: Durham
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: A worn crowned bust facing fowards with a 'D' and 'V' either side of the bust at the neck.
Obverse inscription: There is no legend remaining as the coin has been badly clipped.
Reverse description: Divided into quarters by a long cross. There are three pellets in each quarter, with a possible 'D' in the centre of the cross.
Reverse inscription: No legend remains as the coin is badly clipped.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Staffordshire Moorlands (District)
Parish or ward: Waterhouses (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1152
Four figure Latitude: 53.065131
Four figure longitude: -1.8373
1:25K map: SK1152
1:10K map: SK15SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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