SWYOR-DE87D4: Medieval coin; penny of Edward II, class 11

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Unique ID: SWYOR-DE87D4

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A medieval silver coin: a penny probably of Edward II, Class 11, London mint. It is pierced with a small circular hole at the 8o'clock position on the obverse, half way between the centre and the edge. It is 17.6mm in diameter and 0.6mm thick. It weighs 1.11gm.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1310
Date to: Circa AD 1314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.11 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st March 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 11 (N 1060-1062), not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: EDWA R ANGL DNS HYB
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS LON DON
Initial mark: Cross pattee
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Bilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4550
Four figure Latitude: 53.944159
Four figure longitude: -1.315916
1:25K map: SE4550
1:10K map: SE45SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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