COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-DE87D4

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A medieval silver coin: a penny probably of Edward II, Class 11, London mint. It is pierced with a small circular hole at the 8o'clock position on the obverse, half way between the centre and the edge. It is 17.6mm in diameter and 0.6mm thick. It weighs 1.11gm.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1310
Date to: Circa AD 1314

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.11 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st March 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Edward II of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: London [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377 [ scope notes | View all attributed records]
Type: Edwardian class 11 (N 1060-1062), not further defined [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: EDWA R ANGL DNS HYB
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS LON DON
Initial mark: Cross pattee
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Medieval coin; penny of Edward II, class 11

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire And The Humber
County: North Yorkshire
District: Harrogate
Parish: Bilton-in-ainsty With Bickerton

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4550
Four figure Latitude: 53.944159 Four figure longitude: -1.315916
1:25K map: SE4550
1:10K map: SE45SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Friday 3rd July 2009
Updated: Friday 23rd March 2012

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