SOM-2814B6: Medieval coin: penny of Henry V

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-2814B6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver penny of Henry V dating to AD 1413 to 1422. Class C with mullet and broken annulet by crown. Minted at London. North (1991:71) no.1396. About a fifth of the flan is missing to a break along the edge.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 0.79 g
Diameter: 16.05 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Monday 7th November 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt no. 017448

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: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry V, Class C (N 1396, 1400, 1405)
Obverse description: Crowned head facing with mullet to left and broken annulet to right of the crown
Obverse inscription: HENRI[CVS REX ANG]LIE
Reverse description: Long cross pattee dividing legend with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [C]IVI/TAS / LO[N/DON]
Initial mark: Pierced cross with pellet
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
To be known as: Tarrant Crawford

Spatial coordinates


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

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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