PUBLIC-AE94E9: Edward III penny front and back

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-AE94E9

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A complete but worn Medieval silver penny of Edward III (1327-1377) of the ecclesiastical mint at Durham, probably pre-treaty period (1351-1361), Series C dating 1351-52.

Measurements: 17.64mm in diameter, 0.42mm thick and 1.0g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1351
Date to: Circa AD 1352

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.42 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 17.64 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th April 2021

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty C (N 1149-1150)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/ DVNE/LmIE
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Tenterden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8730
Four figure Latitude: 51.03892387
Four figure longitude: 0.66595086
1:25K map: TQ8730
1:10K map: TQ83SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1963 English Hammered Coinage: Vol I. Early Anglo Saxon-Henry III, c650-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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