YORYM-15359B: Medieval coin : penny of Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-15359B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver penny of Edward IV (AD 1461-1483). Obverse depicts the king facing, with a key at the right side of the neck. Reverse is long cross with three pellets in each quarter and quatrefoil with pellet at centre. Clipped and worn. It has a diameter of 15.3mm, a thickness of 0.6mm, and weighs 0.6g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1461
Date to: Exactly AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 15.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Adam Parker
Identified by: Mr Adam Parker

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06055

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: Halfpenny: Edward IV, Second reign, not further defined (N 1667 - 1669)
Obverse description: King facing with key at right side of neck.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD...
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter. Quatrefoil with pellet at centre of cross.
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Burton Fleming (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0872
Four figure Latitude: 54.13250913
Four figure longitude: -0.34861048
1:25K map: TA0872
1:10K map: TA07SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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