SWYOR-4E55B8: Medieval coin; penny possibly of Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-4E55B8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver coin: a penny, possibly of Edward IV, second reign (1471 - 83), Durham mint. It is struck on an oval flan that is 18.4mm long 16.6mm wide and 0.8mm thick. it weighs 1.2gm.

Reference: North, volume 2, Page 95, number 1658.

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 1475

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.4 mm
Width: 16.6 mm
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th October 2005 - Thursday 8th October 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2713; finder's number M110

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: A forward facing crowned bust of the king.
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS [REX ANG]LI(.)
Reverse description: A long cross pattee dividing the legend, with three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: CIVIT[AS DV(......)E
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: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Kirkby Wharfe with North Milford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5039
Four figure Latitude: 53.84484408
Four figure longitude: -1.2415403
1:25K map: SE5039
1:10K map: SE53NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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