HESH-FAA3E7: Post Medieval: Silver penny (Florin) of Edward III

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Unique ID: HESH-FAA3E7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver penny (Florin) of Edward III, Series G 1356-1361. Episcopal Mint: York

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1356
Date to: AD 1361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.97 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

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: York
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, with possible pellet / annulet on breast. In the inscription there are large broken annulet stops separating the elements
Obverse inscription: [ED]WARDVS REX AN[G]LI
Reverse description: Long cross divides the inscription and coin, with a quatrefoil at its centre. In each divided quarter are three pellets. In the inscription TAS is separated by two small pellets
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS EBORACI
Initial mark: Worn
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Much Cowarne

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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