IOW-70A70F: Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-70A70F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A clipped and worn Medieval silver penny of Edward IV (1461-1470), minted at York under Archbishop George Neville. First reign - Light Coinage, 1464-1470. Initial mark: small lis, Type XI, 1470 (North 1991: 88, ref: 1599).

Obverse: EDWARD DI GRA REX AnGL; Crowned bust facing, G to left and key to right of neck

Reverse: CIVI/TAS/EBO/RACI; Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant, quatrefoil at centre of cross

Diameter: 15.5mm. Weight: 0.71g. DA=12:10.

North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1470
Date to: Exactly AD 1470

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.71 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th September 2016 - Sunday 11th September 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2016-1-269

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, First reign, Light coinage (N 1591 - 1607)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, G to left and key to right of neck
Obverse inscription: EDWARD DI GRA REX AnGL
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant, quatrefoil at centre of cross
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/EBO/RACI
Initial mark: Small lis
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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