NARC-A442F2: NARC-A442F2 : Penny : Henry VI

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-A442F2

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver Penny of Henry VI (AD 1422-1461). First reign. Standard type G. Rosette-Mascle. Long cross reverse with three pellets in each quadrant and quatrefoil with pellet in centre of cross. York mint. Initial cross IIIb ( cross patonce). AD 1427-1430.

Diameter: 16.52mm, Thickness: 0.99mm, Weight: 0.5g

The coin is missing small portions of its outer flan due to clipping.

North Vol II, P 76, No 1451(i)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1427
Date to: Circa AD 1430

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.99 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 16.52 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

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: Penny: Henry VI, First reign, Rosette-Mascle (N 1449 - 1452)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with crosses by hair
Obverse inscription: HENRICVSxRE[XAnGLIE]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quadrant and quatrefoil with pellet in centre of cross
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TA]S/[EBO]/RACI
Initial mark: Initial cross IIIb ( cross patonce)
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Preston Capes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5953
Four figure Latitude: 52.17211564
Four figure longitude: -1.13869661
1:25K map: SP5953
1:10K map: SP55SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
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Updated: 8 days ago

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