SOM-9B1C71: Medieval coin: penny probably of Henry VI, restored

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-9B1C71

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver penny probably of Henry VI, restored (1470-1471) possibly of Edward IV, first or second reign (1461-1470) or (1471-1483) datng to AD 1465 -1476. Initial mark unclear, minted at York under George Neville or when Sede Vacante. North (1991: 88, 91 or 94) 1594-5, 1599, 1623, 1645,1650 or 1651.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1465
Date to: Exactly AD 1476

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.42 g
Diameter: 14.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 2nd September 2017 - Saturday 2nd September 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 019280

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry VI, Second reign (N 1622, 1622/1, 1623)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with key to right (and G to left) of neck
Obverse inscription: [...](C) D[I GRA] AG[...]
Reverse description: Long cross pattee dividing legend with three pellets in quesrters and quatrefoil in centre
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/[...]] reversed and tilted S
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Somerset (Unitary Authority)
District: North Somerset (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wraxall

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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