YORYM-25F169: Medieval Coin : Farthing of Henry VI

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-25F169

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver farthing of Henry VI dating to the period AD 1443 - 1445. Pellets by crown. Saltire on neck. Long cross reverse. Mint of London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1443
Date to: Circa AD 1445

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 13.4 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E04628

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Farthing: Henry VI, First reign, Saltire issues, pellets by crown (North: Cross-Pellet (b) issue (N 1525))
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with pellets by crown and saltire on breast
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Stockton-on-Tees (Unitary Authority)
District: Stockton-on-Tees (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Elton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ4016
Four figure Latitude: 54.53769564
Four figure longitude: -1.38330739
1:25K map: NZ4016
1:10K map: NZ41NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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