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BUC-1D4BE1: Medieval Coin : Penny of Edward I

Rights Holder: Buckinghamshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-1D4BE1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver long cross penny of Edward I, Canterbury mint.

Notes:

The coin is bent and was recorded from the photograph.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Retained by finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1279
Date to: AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 16th September 2006

Personal details

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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 I of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: E[...]GL DNS HYB
Reverse description: Long cross pattee with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: [...] CANTOR

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
To be known as: Ivinghoe

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers event at Ivinghoe
Current location: Retained by finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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