CORN-C1FD19: penny of Edward IV (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-C1FD19

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Edward IV, Second Reign (1471-83), initial mark rose (1471-1483), York mint, issued by Archbishop Lawrence Booth (1476-80) with B to left of neck, key to right of neck, clipped so that most of the legends are lost. Cf. Wren (1996) p.139, XXI; Spink 2132

Evidence of reuse: clipped to re-use silver clippings

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1476
Date to: Exactly AD 1480
Period of reuse: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 20th June 2018 - Wednesday 20th June 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

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)
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Edward IV, Second reign (N 1641 - 1666)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with B to left of neck, key to right of neck
Obverse inscription: *EDWARD [...] x
Reverse description: Quatrefoil-with-pellet at centre of long cross pattee with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: Illegible and missing
Initial mark: rose
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: St. Minver Highlands (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW9677
Four figure Latitude: 50.55706743
Four figure longitude: -4.88141716
1:25K map: SW9677
1:10K map: SW97SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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