LEIC-76A131: Medieval silver halfpenny

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-76A131

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn and clipped medieval silver penny of Edward IV (Second Reign; 1471-83), class XVIiii (North 1650), minted at York under Archbishop George Neville. Ref: North 1991: 94.

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 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.69 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 2nd March 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

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: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, Second reign (N 1641 - 1666)
Obverse description: Front-facing crowned bust, G to left, key to right.
Obverse inscription: E[ ]REX[ ]GL
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with groups of three pellets in each angle. Quatrefoil in centre of reverse.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[ ]/[ ]/[ ]
Initial mark: rose
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Quorndon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5416
Four figure Latitude: 52.73894194
Four figure longitude: -1.2016267
1:25K map: SK5416
1:10K map: SK51NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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