CAM-D5ED45: Medieval Coin : clipped penny of

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-D5ED45

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A clipped silver Medieval coin. A penny of Edward IV, second reign AD1471-1483. North number 1652. Obverse shows a forward facing, open bifoliate crowned bust, B and key by the neck. The obverse legend is completely missing due to the clipped condition of the coin but is likely to have read [EDWARD D(E)I GRA REX ANG(LIE)]. Reverse shows solid long cross with unclear quatrefoil at centre and three pellets per quarter. The reverse legend is completely missing due to the clipped condition of the coin. Mint is York, under Archbishop Lawrence Booth AD1476-1480.

Die axis is uncertain. Weight is 0.51g, diameter is 14.1mm, thickness is 0.7mm.

Notes:

TR.LH.26.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1476
Date to: Circa AD 1480

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.51 g
Diameter: 14.1 mm

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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: Forward facing, open bifoliate crowned bust, B and key by the neck.
Obverse inscription: -
Reverse description: Solid long cross with unclear quatrefoil at centre and three pellets per quarter.
Reverse inscription: -

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Soham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6071
Four figure Latitude: 52.31379453
Four figure longitude: 0.34576422
1:25K map: TL6071
1:10K map: TL67SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Wren, C.R. 1995 The English Long-Cross Pennies: 1279-1489. Edward I to Henry VII Herne Bay Plantagenet Books pp.139.

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Recording Institution: CAM
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Updated: 4 years ago

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