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PUBLIC-B950F9: A medieval silver penny of Edward IV. Dated 1461-1462. Minted in Durham under the Kings Reciever.

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A medieval silver penny of Edward IV. Dated 1461-1462. Minted in Durham under the Kings Reciever. Heavy coinage. Local die. Rose in centre of reverse. North vol.II, no.1544.

Obverse description: Crowned bust facing. Obverse isnscription: EDWAR[D RE]X ANGL.

Reverse description: Long cross with rose at centre and three pellets in each quadrant dividing legend. Reverse inscription: CIVI [TAS] DON OLM.

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: Circa AD 1462
Date to: Circa AD 1464

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.74 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 15.93 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 9th August 2012

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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 (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, First reign, Heavy coinage, not further defined (N 1538 - 1544)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: EDWAR[D RE]X ANGL
Reverse description: Long cross with rose at centre and three pellets in each quadrant dividing legend.
Reverse inscription: CIVI [TAS] DON OLM
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Tarring Neville

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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