IOW-47C916: Medieval Coin: Penny of Henry V

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-47C916

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete and worn Medieval silver penny of Henry V (1413-1422), minted at York. Class C, 1413-1422 (North 1991: 71, ref: 1400).

Obverse: hE[ ]REX A[ ] (saltire and double saltire stops); Crowned bust facing (hollow neck and armpits), mullet to left of crown, broken annulet to right of crown.

Reverse: CIVI/TAS/EBO/R[ACI]; Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant, quatrefoil at centre of cross.

Diameter: 16.7mm. Weight: 0.78g. DA=12:6.

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: Exactly AD 1413
Date to: Exactly AD 1422

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.78 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th October 2018 - Sunday 7th October 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 Tom Redmayne

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-2-113

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry V of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry V, Class C (N 1396, 1400, 1405)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing (hollow neck and armpits), mullet to left of crown, broken annulet to right of crown
Obverse inscription: HE[ ]REX A[ ] (saltire and double saltire stops)
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant, quatrefoil at centre of cross
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/EBO/R[ACI]
Initial mark: Cross pattée with central pellet
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
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: GPS (from the finder)
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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