SWYOR-29896D: Post Medieval coin; unidentified Tudor penny

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Unique ID: SWYOR-29896D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Post Medieval coin; a Tudor penny dating from AD 1544 - 1604, London mint. The coin is incomplete with less than half surviving. It is 15.8mm long, 7.7mm wide, 0.7mm thick and 0.42g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1544
Date to: Exactly AD 1604

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.8 mm
Width: 7.7 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.42 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 23rd September 2015 - Wednesday 23rd September 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2909

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII - Charles I
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver coin of Henry VII to Charles I, rev. coat of arms
Obverse description: illegible
Obverse inscription: [... ROSA SINE S]PIN[A]
Reverse description: Square topped shield without date
Reverse inscription: [CIVITAS LON]DON
Die axis measurement: 3 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: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Newbald (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9134
Four figure Latitude: 53.79436303
Four figure longitude: -0.62001834
1:25K map: SE9134
1:10K map: SE93SW
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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