SF-DF90DC: Medieval coin: penny of Henry VI.

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Unique ID: SF-DF90DC

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An incomplete silver Medieval penny of Henry VI (AD 1422-1461), long solid cross, dating to AD 1427-1435. Mint of Calais.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1427
Date to: Circa AD 1435

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.72 mm
Weight: 0.83 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 15th March 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference: path field, no. 20.

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry VI, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust.
Obverse inscription: [HE]NRICVS [RE]X mascle ANGLIE
Reverse description: Long solid cross, three pellets in angles.
Reverse inscription: VIL/LAdouble saltire/CALI/S[IE]rosette
Initial mark: cross
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Waveney (District)
To be known as: Covehithe

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Other

References cited

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Updated: 6 months ago

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