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COIN

Unique ID: SF-DEFAFE

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver hammered penny of Henry VI's first reign, dating c. 1427-1430. Rosette-Mascle issue, mint of Calais. Initial mark uncertain. A third of the coin has torn away in old damage.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1427
Date to: Circa AD 1430

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.31 g
Diameter: 13.29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 22nd September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Henry VI, First reign, Rosette-Mascle (N 1453, 1454)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [...]RIC*REX (mascle) AN[...]
Reverse description: Long cross quartering coin, three pellets in each angle within inner pelleted border
Reverse inscription: VIL/ (mascle)LA/CA[...]
Initial mark: Uncertain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

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: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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