IOW-DB0501: Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward IV 'Second Reign'

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-DB0501

Object type certainty: Certain
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A clipped and worn Medieval silver penny of Edward IV 'Second Reign' (1471-1483), minted by Bishop Lawrence Booth at Durham and dating to the period 1471-1476 (North 1991: 95)

Obverse: [ ]; Crowned bust facing.

Reverse: [ ]; Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant, D or B at centre of cross.

Diameter: 13.7mm. Weight: 0.47g. DA=12:3.

North, J. J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

Notes:

Mr Carl Savage has kindly identified this coin.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1471
Date to: Exactly AD 1476

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.47 g
Diameter: 13.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th February 2018 - Wednesday 14th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-7-36

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, Second reign (N 1641 - 1666)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [ ]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant, D or B at centre of cross
Reverse inscription: [ ]
Initial mark: Missing
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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