HESH-C46817: Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward I

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Unique ID: HESH-C46817

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Silver Penny of Edward I struck at Kingston upon Hull between 1299 and 1301. The coin is relatively heavy for an Edwardian Sterling and has been double struck. The style of the crown suggests Class 9b2 according to Withers which is a further subdivision of the North class 9b (1037/1).


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1299
Date to: AD 1301

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18.5 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 I of England
Mint or issue place: Kingston upon Hull East
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 9b (N 1037/1)
Obverse description: Crowned head facing. The crown is relatively low and formed from a neat central lis, trifoliate side fleurs, and small spear-shaped ornaments. The face is relatively small and the neck unusually long. The drapery is formed from two wedges. In the inscription the E has a round back and is open, the A is top barred and unbarred, the N is both unbarred in ANGL and barred in DNS; the S is serpentine with a central swelling
Obverse inscription: EDW R ANGL DNS HYB
Reverse description: Long cross divides the coin and inscription, in each divided quarter are three pellets. In the inscription the N is pot-hooked, S serpentine, and the O is not hollow.
Reverse inscription: VILL KYN GES TON
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: 0

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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