LEIC-A089C8: Medieval silver penny, possibly Henry V / VI

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-A089C8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver penny, possibly Henry V or VI (1413-1461). The coin is incomplete and appears damaged and/or double struck? Possibly Calais mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1413
Date to: Circa AD 1461

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.36 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th September 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry V of England
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry V, not further defined (N 1394 - 1407)
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust, partially double struck? odd line in end of inscription
Obverse inscription: HENRIC (flower) [...]ANGL
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: VI[?] / (lozenge) CA / [..]C / SI(cross)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
Parish or ward: Glemsford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8248
Four figure Latitude: 52.1003938
Four figure longitude: 0.65579594
1:25K map: TL8248
1:10K map: TL84NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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