DENO-500B67: Long cross silver penny

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Unique ID: DENO-500B67

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Medieval coin: Complete but broken silver long cross penny of Edward I (1272-1307) or Edward II (1307-1327), not further identified. The coin is in poor condition and part of rim snapped off but present, clipped. Diameter 15.58mm, frag A 0.57g, frag B 0.8g, both 0.64g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1279
Date to: AD 1327

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.57 g
Diameter: 15.58 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st July 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Pat Tinkler
Identified by: Ms Rachel Atherton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby Museum entry no. E4766

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Long cross, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross with 3 pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Farndon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7852
Four figure Latitude: 53.059567
Four figure longitude: -0.837597
1:25K map: SK7852
1:10K map: SK75SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 7 years ago

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