SWYOR-935D31: Medieval coin; penny possibly of Edward IV

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Unique ID: SWYOR-935D31

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A Medieval silver coin; a penny possibly of Edward IV, 2nd reign (AD 1471 - 1483) issued under Bishop Dudley and dating from AD 1476 -1483. Mint of Durham. The coin is 14.6mm diameter and 0.7mm thick. 0.74g. The coin is worna nd heavily clipped. One quarter of the reverse is slightly double struck. See North number 1666 in Volume II, page 95.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1476
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.74 g
Diameter: 14.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2000 - Thursday 23rd April 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Mr Andrew Ramsden

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2555

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 facing bust. D on left and V on right of bust
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: Illegible
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: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
District: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Parlington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4336
Four figure Latitude: 53.81850716
Four figure longitude: -1.34834258
1:25K map: SE4336
1:10K map: SE43NW
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

References cited

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Audit data

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

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