IOW-BAF347: Medieval Coin: Penny, probably of Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-BAF347

Object type certainty: Certain
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A clipped, worn and fractured Medieval silver penny, probably of Edward IV (1471-1483). North 1991: 94-95.

Obverse: ED[ ]; Crowned bust facing.

Reverse: [ ]; Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant, unclear feature at centre of cross.

Diameter: 15.0mm. Weight: 0.53g.

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: Circa AD 1471
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.53 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 12th September 2018 - Wednesday 12th September 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: IOW2018-7-236

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)
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: ED[ ]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant, unclear feature at centre of cross
Reverse inscription: [ ]
Initial mark: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: Generated from computer mapping software
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: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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