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Unique ID: HAMP-93FEAE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval penny of Richard III, standard type 'G', boar's head initial mark, mint of London, dating to 1483-5. North 1684.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1483
Date to: Circa AD 1485

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.69 g
Diameter: 15.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th September 2016 - Sunday 11th September 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 709

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Richard III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Richard III (N 1684 - 1687)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: [RICAR]D DI GRA R[EX An]GL
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: CIVI [TAS LOn] DOn
Initial mark: Boar's head
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Nash (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7834
Four figure Latitude: 51.99897408
Four figure longitude: -0.86526288
1:25K map: SP7834
1:10K map: SP73SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Updated: 3 days ago

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