NLM-436C8E: Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-436C8E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Penny, probably of Edward IV (1471-1483), York mint, possibly North no.1650 Type XVI 6, issue of 1473-1477; clipped, with loss of most of legend.

Obverse description: Facing bare shouldered bust with downturned mouth and a marked hollow at the throat; tall bifoliate crown whose ornaments appear to touch; an annulet [actually of hexagonal form] to left of neck. Possibly initial mark rose.

Obverse inscription: *[--]W[---] I

Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle, central quatrefoil.

Reverse inscription: probably EBO[---]

Diameter: 15.6mm, Weight: 0.65gms, die axis: 6

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: Exactly AD 1473
Date to: Exactly AD 1477

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.65 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th July 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39991

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, Second reign (N 1641 - 1666)
Obverse description: Facing bare shouldered bust with downturned mouth and a marked hollow at the throat; tall bifoliate crown whose ornaments appear to touch; an annulet [actually of hexagonal form] to left of neck. .
Obverse inscription: *[--]W[---] I
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle, central quatrefoil.
Reverse inscription: Probably EBO[---]
Initial mark: Possibly rose
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Humberston

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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