IOW-CFFAF0: Medieval Coin: Irish Farthing of Edward I

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete and very worn Irish farthing of Edward I. Second Coinage, 1279-1302 (Spink 2003, 127, refs: 6267-6268)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1279
Date to: AD 1302

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.24 g
Diameter: 11.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 25th May 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: IOW2009-1-347

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within a triangle
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/[]/[]
Die axis measurement: 12 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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