SOM-FF9FC1: Medieval coin: penny of either Henry VI, restored (1470-1471) or Edward IV, second reign

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-FF9FC1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver penny of either Henry VI, restored (1470-1471) or Edward IV, second reign(1471-1483), initial mark unclear, minted at York under George Neville or when Sede Vacante. North (1991: 91 or 94) 1623, 1645,1650 or 1651. Clipped.

Subsequent actions

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 1476

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.44 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th October 2016 - Sunday 9th October 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Elizabeth Brown
Identified by: Miss Elizabeth Brown
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 019061

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, Second reign (N 1641 - 1666)
Obverse description: Head facing forward with a key to the right and G to the left.
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the coin into quarters, each quarter contains three pellets in a triangle design. Quatrefoil in centre.
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Bradford Peverell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY6492
Four figure Latitude: 50.72649719
Four figure longitude: -2.51140099
1:25K map: SY6492
1:10K map: SY62NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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