ASHM-7CC9C9: Medieval Coin: penny of Henry VI

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Unique ID: ASHM-7CC9C9

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A medieval silver penny of an uncertain ruler, probably Henry VI (AD 1422-1460), pinecone-mascle type (dating 1430-1434; North 1466). Mint: York. Ref: North 1991: 77.

The coin is clipped and worn.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Undergoing further examination at a museum


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1430
Date to: Circa AD 1434

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.75 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Alison Pollard
Identified by: Dr. John Naylor

Other reference numbers

Other reference: ASHMBD420

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry VI, First reign, Pinecone-Mascle (N 1464 - 1467)
Obverse description: Front-facing bust.
Obverse inscription: [...]REX: mascle? stops[...] GL [...]
Reverse description: Long cross
Reverse inscription: [...]I/[...]S/EBO/[...]
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
To be known as: Childrey

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ASHM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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