SWYOR-C5C571: 1. Medieval coin; penny of Edward I class 4e

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Unique ID: SWYOR-C5C571

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A medieval silver coin: a penny of Edward I (1272-1307), class 4e (1282 – 1289), London mint. There is a crack in the flan at 10 o’clock on the obverse. It is 19.4mm in diameter and 0.6mm thick. It weighs 1.18gm. Reference: North, Vol.2, No. 1027.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1282
Date to: Circa AD 1289

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.18 g
Diameter: 19.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th November 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes
Secondary identifier: Mr David Crowther

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 4e (N 1027)
Obverse description: A facing crowned bust of the king. 3 pellets on breast.
Obverse inscription: ED[W]A [R] ANGL’ DN[S] HYB
Reverse description: A long cross pattee dividing the legend with three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS •LONDON
Initial mark: Initial mark: Cross potent
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: North Cave (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE8931
Four figure Latitude: 53.767752
Four figure longitude: -0.651235
1:25K map: SE8931
1:10K map: SE83SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: SWYOR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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