FAKL-B1476D: Medieval silver penny

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Unique ID: FAKL-B1476D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Medieval coin, silver penny of Edward IV (1471-1483) Durham mint, mis-struck. Obverse: Facing bust, obscured, EDWARD REX ANGLI. Reverse: long cross CIVI/TAS/DVR [ ] North 1568-1666, Diameter 17.9mm, Mass 0.63g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1471
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Mr Jack Coulthard
Secondary identifier: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SWY 989

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: Durham
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, Second reign (N 1641 - 1666)
Obverse description: Facing bust, obscured
Obverse inscription: EDWARD REX ANGLI
Reverse description: Long cross
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/DVR [ ]
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Wymondham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM0996
Four figure Latitude: 52.52177586
Four figure longitude: 1.07920849
1:25K map: TM0996
1:10K map: TM09NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting

References cited

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Audit data

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

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