HAMP-FA6F44: Medieval coin: Farthing of Edward I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-FA6F44

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and clipped early 14th-century silver medieval farthing of Edward II, Withers type 30, London mint (1310-1314 AD; North 1070/1). This coin has a slightly ragged circumference in places.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1310
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Exactly AD 1314
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 11.55 mm
Width: 10.55 mm
Thickness: 0.65 mm
Weight: 0.32 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 21st August 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2883

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Farthing: Edwardian class 11 (N 1070/1 / W 30)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with drapery at shoulders
Obverse inscription: Illegible [EDWARDVS REX]
Reverse description: Long cross patty dividing the field into quarters; three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 4 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: East Hampshire (District)
To be known as: Alton CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: Tuesday 14th September 2010
Updated: Wednesday 22nd September 2010

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