DENO-104123: Medieval coin: penny of Edward I

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Unique ID: DENO-104123

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A worn and clipped medieval hammered silver long cross penny of Edward I (AD 1272 - 1307). Possible Class 3. London mint. Obverse portrait is almost totally obscured.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1272
Date to: Exactly AD 1307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.79 g
Diameter: 16.69 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 12th July 2019

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E9049

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Edward I, long cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Very worn Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: +EDW R ANGL D[NS hYB]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing, four pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS / LON/DON
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Swaffham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF8209
Four figure Latitude: 52.64819428
Four figure longitude: 0.68888033
1:25K map: TF8209
1:10K map: TF80NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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