Richard III Penny
Finder County Date Recorded
Hidden YORKSHIRE/NORTH Sun June 15, 2008
Recorded By Views Validated by
Hidden 2400 Rod Blunt
Material Size (mm) Issue date
Silver 16mm 1483 - 1485

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Description: Richard III penny, struck at the York archiepiscopal mint of Thomas Rotherham. Initial mark, (?) boar's head.
Keywords: Richard III Penny
State: England Reign/Issue Authority: Richard III
Denomination: Penny Classification:
Mint: York Moneyer:
Issue Date: 1483 - 1485 Metal: Silver
Weight (grams): Diameter (mm): 16mm
Obverse Description: Crowned bust facing with T and key by neck. Obverse Legend: RICA[ ]
Reverse Description: Long cross pattée with three pellets in each angle; quatrefoil at centre. Reverse Legend: [CIVITAS EBORACI]
References: Spink 2166; North 1686 Comments:
Findspot: Brompton on Sawden County: YORKSHIRE/NORTH
Recorded elsewhere: No Finder: Hidden
Metal Detector Used: Minelab Explorer SE Validated By: Rod Blunt


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