YORYM-A47837: Medieval coin : Edwardian penny

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Unique ID: YORYM-A47837

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An incomplete silver penny of Edward II, Class 11abc, 12a or 13. North, Vol: II, p37, 1060 ff. Minted in Durham, under Bishop Kellawe.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1310
Date to: Circa AD 1317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st March 2008

Personal details

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Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward II of England
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian classes 1-15, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDWARDV[S REX ANGLI]E
Reverse description: Long cross, with crozier terminals
Reverse inscription: CI[VI TAS] DVN ELM
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Near Naburn

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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