NLM-BFCA64: Medieval Coin: Penny of Richard II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-BFCA64

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Penny of Richard II (1377-1399), as kindly identified by the finder; issue of York mint; if so, North no. 1329 or 1330. Worn and clipped.

Obverse description: Facing bare shouldered bust with bifoliate crown.

Obverse inscription: [---]xREXx--], saltire punctuation; type 1 (North1991, page 60) curule X.

Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle; central quatrefoil.

Reverse inscription: [CIVI/]TAS/EB[O/RACI]

Diameter: 18.6mm, Weight: 0.91gms, die axis: 1

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1377
Date to: Exactly AD 1399

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.91 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 23rd September 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM38051

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Richard II of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Richard II, Type 1 (N 1325, 1326, 1328, 1329a-b)
Obverse description: Facing bare shouldered bust with bifoliate crown
Obverse inscription: [---]xREXx--]
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle; central quatrefoil.
Reverse inscription: [CIVI/]TAS/EB[O/RACI]
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Springthorpe

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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