BUC-AFA469: Medieval coin: Penny of Henry VI

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-AFA469

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A silver medieval penny of Henry VI (AD 1422-1461) dating to AD 1427-1430. Mint of York. North 1991, volume II, page 76 number 1451iii. The coin is worn and broken, and has a crack running across one of the edges.

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
Length: 18.7 mm
Width: 16.3 mm
Weight: 0.64 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 28th November 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4933

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Gold noble: Henry VI, First reign, Rosette-Mascle (N 1439, 1440)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, mullet either side of the crown
Obverse inscription: HENRIC[...]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter. Possible quartrefoil in the centre
Reverse inscription: [CIVI]/T[AS]/[EBO/]RACI
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Clifton Reynes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9050
Four figure Latitude: 52.14097296
Four figure longitude: -0.68630372
1:25K map: SP9050
1:10K map: SP95SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: About one month ago

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