IOW-2569E0: Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward I

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-2569E0

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete silver penny of Edward I. Class 1c, May to December 1279 (North 1975, 22, ref. 1012).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1279

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.22 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 27th March 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2009-1-210

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 Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 1c (N 1012)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with a trifoliate crown and wedged drapery (pearl ornament on sinister side, ornament unclear on dexter side)
Obverse inscription: EDW REX ANGL DNS hYB
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Cross potent
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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