LON-E30071: A Medieval silver coin: half penny of Edward I (1299-1301).

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Unique ID: LON-E30071

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A Medieval silver coin: half penny of Edward I (1299-1301). York Archiepiscopal mint, pellet on neck Class 9b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.47 g
Diameter: 13.11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st August 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Kate Sumnall
Identified by: Mrs Kate Sumnall

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfpenny: Edward I, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, with pellet on the throat
Obverse inscription: Illegible.
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter and a quatrefoil in the centre
Reverse inscription: CI[VITAS EBORACI]
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Tower Hamlets (London Borough)
Parish or ward: St. Katharine's and Wapping (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3480
Four figure Latitude: 51.503057
Four figure longitude: -0.070757
1:25K map: TQ3480
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching the foreshore
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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