ESS-BC1026: ESS-BC1026 Medieval coin: farthing of Edward II

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-BC1026

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Medieval silver coin: farthing of Edward II. Withers type 30, North 1071/1.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.29 g
Diameter: 11.32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 20th August 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OEF 5917

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Farthing: Edwardian class 11 (N 1070/1 / W 30)
Obverse description: Crowned bust, facing
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS REX A
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Colchester (District)
Parish or ward: Great Tey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8826
Four figure Latitude: 51.90082
Four figure longitude: 0.731231
1:25K map: TL8826
1:10K map: TL82NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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