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WILT-1946AD:

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-1946AD

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Late Medieval silver penny of Edward IV, dating to 1465-1470, issued by Archbishop George Neville. First reign, light coinage. York Mint (Episcopal). Uncertain initial mark.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1465
Date to: Circa AD 1470

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.49 g
Diameter: 14.1 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5484

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny, halfpenny or farthing of Edward IV
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing. G and key either side of neck.
Obverse inscription: [...]I GR A REX [...]
Reverse description: Long cross pattee dividing legend with three pellets in each quarter. Quatrefoil with pellet in centre.
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Breamore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1719
Four figure Latitude: 50.97016901
Four figure longitude: -1.75926512
1:25K map: SU1719
1:10K map: SU11NE
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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