CORN-CA51C6: penny of Richard II (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-CA51C6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver penny of Richard II (1377-1399) Type II with no marks on breast on obverse with distinctive fishtail seriphs, and quatrefoil at centre of reverse cross, York mint, Spink 1691.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1377
Date to: Exactly AD 1399

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.98 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 14th July 2018 - Saturday 14th July 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Richard II of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Richard II, Type 2 (N 1329c-d)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with bushy hair and no marks on breast
Obverse inscription: RICARDVS REX AnGLIE
Reverse description: Long cross pattee with quatrefoil at centre
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS]/EBO/RACI
Initial mark: missing
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hayle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5538
Four figure Latitude: 50.19122015
Four figure longitude: -5.43383351
1:25K map: SW5538
1:10K map: SW58SE
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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Created: About one month ago
Updated: 27 days ago

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