WILT-B55EFD: Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward IV (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-B55EFD

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A heavily clipped medieval silver penny of Edward IV (1461-1470 and 1471-1483).

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1461
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 27th September 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Graham Bould
Identified by: Mr Graham Bould

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)
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, not further defined
Obverse description: Bust facing.
Reverse description: Cross with trefoil in each quadrant.
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: West Hill

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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