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Unique ID: HAMP-FA6F44

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A worn and clipped early 14th-century silver medieval farthing of Edward II, Withers type 30, London mint (1310-1314 AD; North 1070/1). This coin has a slightly ragged circumference in places.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Length: 11.55 mm
Width: 10.55 mm
Thickness: 0.65 mm
Weight: 0.32 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 21st August 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2883

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing [ 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 Late Medieval 1351 - 1485 [ scope notes | View all attributed records]
Type: Farthing: Edwardian class 11 (N 1070/1 / W 30) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with drapery at shoulders
Obverse inscription: Illegible [EDWARDVS REX]
Reverse description: Long cross patty dividing the field into quarters; three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Medieval coin: Farthing of Edward I

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Hampshire
District: East Hampshire
To be known as: Alton CP

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Tuesday 14th September 2010
Updated: Wednesday 22nd September 2010

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