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WILT-B21826: Medieval coin: Sterling imitation penny

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-B21826

Object type certainty: Certain
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A sterling imitation Edwardian silver penny of Henry VII, King of the Romans, dating to AD 1308-1312. +:hEnRICV (eagle) S:DEI:GRA obverse depicting a crowned bust facing. ROMANORVM REX (eagle) reverse depicting a long with three pellets in each quarter. Minted in Luxemburg. Mayhew, NJ, 1983, Sterling Imitations of Edwardian Type, The Royal Numismatic Society, London p102, no 254.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1308
Date to: Exactly AD 1312

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.19 g
Diameter: 18.86 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5093

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII, King of the Romans
Mint or issue place: Luxemburg
Type: Edw. Imit: Henry VII, King of the Romans (M 254-255)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: +:h[EnRICV] eagle S:DEI:GRA
Reverse description: Long cross with three ;pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: [ROm]AnORVm REX eagle
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Swindon (Unitary Authority)
District: Swindon (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wroughton

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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