IOW-F51D9C: Medieval Coin: Penny, probably of Edward IV (second reign)

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-F51D9C

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

An incomplete and clipped Medieval silver penny, probably of Edward IV, probably of the second reign (1471-1483) and dating 1477-1483. Minted at Canterbury. North 1991: 95.

Obverse: Illegible, Crowned bust facing with a bifoliate crown.

Reverse: Illegible, [CIVI]/[TAS]/CAn/TOR, Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant.

Length: 14.0mm; width: 13.1mm. Weight: 0.55g.

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

Notes:

Mr Carl Savage has kindly identified this coin.

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 1477
Date to: Exactly AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14 mm
Width: 13.1 mm
Weight: 0.55 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd October 2016 - Sunday 2nd October 2016

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2017-8-5

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: Canterbury
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, Second reign (N 1641 - 1666)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with a bifoliate crown
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: [CIVI]/[TAS]/CAn/TOR
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 7 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: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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

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