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Unique ID: SF-FC011F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and clipped silver hammered penny of Edward IV, dating c. 1471-1483. Episcopal issue under Archbishop George Neville, mint of York. Initial mark illegible.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1471
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 15.38 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th November 2018

Personal details

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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: 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, G and key by bust
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross with quatrefoil at centre quartering coin, three pellets in each angle within inner pelleted border
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Mildenhall

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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Updated: 2 months ago

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