HAMP-D780F8: Medieval coin: Farthing of Edward I or II

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-D780F8

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A worn and slightly bent silver early 14th-century medieval farthing of Edward I or II, London mint, Class 10, struck between 1300 and 1310 AD (Withers Type 28; North 1058). This coin has suffered a loss at its circumference that reaches the inner circle.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1300
Date to: Exactly AD 1310

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 11.05 mm
Width: 10.25 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.27 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st June 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2856

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Farthing: Edwardian class 10 (N 1058 / W 28-29)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [+] EDWARD[VS] RE[X...]
Reverse description: Circle formed of annulets divided into quarters by long cross pattée; three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CI[VI/T]AS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Indiscernible [cross]
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Crawley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4234
Four figure Latitude: 51.103769
Four figure longitude: -1.401504
1:25K map: SU4234
1:10K map: SU43SW
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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