HESH-709BD3: Medieval: Henry V penny

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Unique ID: HESH-709BD3

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A heavily worn penny - most probably Henry V (AD 1413-1422) struck at the mint in York

Seaby: 1786 / North 1401

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1413
Date to: Circa AD 1422

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SMS Object Entry Form: SHRMS E.00556

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry V of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry V, Class D (N 1397, 1401, 1406)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing - Mullet of 5 points to left of crown - annulet - possibly broken to right. Inscription clipped
Reverse description: Long cross divides field and inscriptio; within each quarter are three pellets - at centre of cross : quatrefoil
Reverse inscription: CI[VITAS EBO]RACI
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wye Valley

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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