LANCUM-9C4889: Penny of Edward IV

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Unique ID: LANCUM-9C4889

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Penny of Edward IV, 2nd reign, dating from AD1472-75. E and rose by bust, York mint.



Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1472
Date to: Circa AD 1475

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.68 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st February 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Materials and construction

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

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: Crowned bust facing, E and rose by bust
Obverse inscription: [EDWARD DI GRA REX] ANGL
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with pellets in angles
Reverse inscription: [CIVITAS EBORACI]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Wyre (District)
To be known as: Garstang

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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