SWYOR-A95D24: Medieval Coin; penny of Edward IV, Class XIII - XV

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-A95D24

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A Medieval silver coin; a penny of Edward IV, 2nd Reign (AD 1471 - 1483), Class XIII - XVa dating from AD 1471 - 1476, struck at Durham under Bishop Lawrence Booth, with a letter B and a trefoil by the neck and a D in the centre of the reverse. The coin is clipped. See number 1659 on page 95 of North Volume II (1991). The coin weighs 0.5 grams, the diameter is 13.4mm and the thickness is 0.5mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 13.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st September 2017 - Sunday 31st December 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Scriven
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3170

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: Durham
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, Second reign (N 1641 - 1666)
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust with B to left of neck and a trefoil to the right
Obverse inscription: E[...]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter and a D in the centre
Reverse inscription: CIVI[TAS DERAM]
Initial mark: illegible
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rotherham (Metropolitan District)
District: Rotherham (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Wath (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4500
Four figure Latitude: 53.49478705
Four figure longitude: -1.32316708
1:25K map: SE4500
1:10K map: SE40SE
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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