LEIC-B4A823: Medieval silver penny of Edward IV, 1471-83

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-B4A823

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver penny of Edward IV, second reign, York mint, 1471-83.

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 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.54 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, Second reign (N 1641 - 1666)
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust with G and key at neck
Obverse inscription: [EDWARDDI]GRA R[EX]
Reverse description: Long cross with central quatrefoil, three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [CIVI]TAS[EBORACI]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Freeby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8020
Four figure Latitude: 52.77167643
Four figure longitude: -0.81563245
1:25K map: SK8020
1:10K map: SK82SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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