SWYOR-EC1214: Medieval coin; penny probably of Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-EC1214

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A Medieval silver coin; a clipped penny probably of Edward IV, second reign (1471 - 1483), Durham mint, issued under Bishop Lawrence Booth (1471 - 1476). See North number 1658. The edge of the coin is damaged so much of the legend is missing. There is no letter in the centre of the reverse cross, nor marks by the bust. The coin is 14.6mm diameter, 0.9mm thick and 0.75g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1471
Date to: Circa AD 1476

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 0.75 g
Diameter: 14.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 12th October 2014 - Sunday 12th October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2450

Materials and construction

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

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
Type: Penny: Edward IV, Second reign (N 1641 - 1666)
Obverse description: Crowned and draped forward facing bust
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross pattee with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS / DER/[AM]
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Easingwold (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5469
Four figure Latitude: 54.11404727
Four figure longitude: -1.17544617
1:25K map: SE5469
1:10K map: SE56NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Northern Search Society Outing
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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