KENT-FB1987: Medieval Irish Hammered penny of Edward IV

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Unique ID: KENT-FB1987

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A heavily clipped hammered medieval Irish penny of Edward IV (1461-1483), bust wih Sun and Roses/Rose-on-Cross Coinage (c.1478-93), Spink type 6393.

Measurements: Diameter: 13.83mm, Thickness: 0.57mm and Weight: 0.54g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1478
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.57 mm
Weight: 0.54 g
Diameter: 13.83 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England
Mint or issue place: Dublin
Type: Irish penny of Edward IV, obverse facing bust with suns and roses , reverse rose on cross (S 6393 - 6398)
Obverse description: King's bust facing. Sun and rose alternating at crown and neck.
Obverse inscription: [Illegible]
Reverse description: Small rose (obscured) at centre of cross, rose and 2 suns and sun and 2 roses alternating in angles.
Reverse inscription: [CIVI]/TA[S]/DVB/LIN
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
Parish or ward: Fordwich (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR1759
Four figure Latitude: 51.2887731
Four figure longitude: 1.11071969
1:25K map: TR1759
1:10K map: TR15NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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