LEIC-54680A: Medieval silver penny of Henry VI(?), 1454-1460

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-54680A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver penny of Henry VI, York mint, cross and pellet issue, 1454-60.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1454
Date to: Circa AD 1460

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.87 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry VI, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, pellets by crown, cross by neck?
Obverse inscription: [HE]NR[RIC...]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVITASEBORACI

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Rugby (District)
To be known as: Warwickshire

Spatial coordinates


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References cited

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Audit data

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

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