IOW-60E71C: Mediebal Coin: Penny of Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-60E71C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A clipped Medieval silver penny of Edward IV (second reign), 1471-1483, minted at London. Initial mark: cinquefoil. Type XXI, 1480-1483 (North 1991: 94, ref: 1641).

Obverse: E[ ]AnG; Crowned bust facing with a bifoliate crown.

Reverse: CIVI/TAS/LOn/[DOn]; Long cross dividing the inscriptions with three pellets in each quadrant.

Diameter: 16.6mm. Weight: 0.69g. DA=12:12.

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

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 1480
Date to: Exactly AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.69 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th April 2018 - Wednesday 11th April 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: IOW2018-7-98

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, Second reign (N 1641 - 1666)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with a bifoliate crown
Obverse inscription: E[ ]AnG
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscriptions with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LOn/[DOn]
Initial mark: Cinquefoil
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 4 days ago
Updated: 4 days ago

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