SOM-9EB064: Medieval coin: penny of Henry V

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Unique ID: SOM-9EB064

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Medieval silver penny of Henry V dating from AD 1413 to 1422. Class C. Mint of London. North (1993:.71) no.1396.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1413
Date to: Exactly AD 1422

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 15.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Monday 13th June 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Elizabeth Brown
Identified by: Miss Elizabeth Brown
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 016995

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry V of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry V, Class C (N 1396, 1400, 1405)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing. Mullet to left and broken annulet to right of crown.
Obverse inscription: HENRIC [...]L Z F
Reverse description: Long cross pattee diving the legend. Three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TA[S / LOn/DOn
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Ilminster CP

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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