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Find Spot record MDR6689 - Silver Penny, Bishop Pursglove Primary School, Tideswell

Type and Period (1)

  • (Tudor - 1491 AD? to 1547 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Silver Penny found in Spring 1990, by Reale Park conservation volunteers whilst excavating a pond at Tideswell. Retained for display by the school (headmaster Mr Jackson). The coin was identified by C. Hart of Sheffield City Museum - "Folded, pocket-worn, over-clean, hammered silver, clipped edges. Shield/Long cross penny. (LON)DON (CIVITAS), A 8 1 * ( )….Possibly Henry VIII (1). Photographic record. (2,3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Personal Observation: Smith, K. 1990. Personal communications regarding mines and coin finds in the Peak District.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak Park Joint Planning Board (PPJPB). Silver Penny, Tideswell School.
  • <3> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 1990: 14139.1-2.



Grid reference Centred SK 1527 7597 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Jun 29 2016 10:22AM

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