BH-FB8B43: Medieval coin: penny of Edward I or Edward II

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-FB8B43

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver long-cross penny of Edward I or Edward II; minted at Berwick-upon-Tweed, 1296-c. 1318 (North Classes I to VII). The coin is worn and damaged. It measures 17.1mm in diameter, 0.2mm thick and weighs 0.97g.

Class: Penny
Sub class: Long-cross

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1296
Date to: Circa AD 1318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.2 mm
Weight: 0.97 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st March 2008

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 10/72 - 4

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain silver penny, 11th century, not further defined
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: +EDW[........]DNS [hYB]
Reverse description: Long-cross, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: VILL/A(BE)/RE[V/W/I]C[I]
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Hertsmere (District)
To be known as: Shenley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 12 years ago

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