KENT-B0F5E8: Irish penny of Edward IV

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Unique ID: KENT-B0F5E8

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A worn and clipped medieval silver Irish penny of Edward IV (1461-1483), Suns and Roses/Rose on Cross coinage, c.1478-1483. Type II, Large rose type minted at Dublin, Spink (2003) no. 6396.

Measurements: 13.31mm in diameter, 0.6mm thick and 0.48g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1478
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.48 g
Diameter: 13.31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 16th May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England
Mint or issue place: Dublin
Type: Irish penny of Edward IV, obverse facing bust with suns and roses , reverse rose on cross (S 6393 - 6398)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust, with alternating Sun and rose by crown and neck
Obverse inscription: [EDWA DG DNS HYB]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend, large rose at centre of reverse, no marks in quarters
Reverse inscription: C[IVI/TAS/DVB/LIn]*
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Sutton Valence (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8149
Four figure Latitude: 51.2115185
Four figure longitude: 0.58999561
1:25K map: TQ8149
1:10K map: TQ84NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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