WAW-774F67: Medieval coin: penny of Edward II, mint Canterbury

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Unique ID: WAW-774F67

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Medieval coin: Silver penny of Edward II, minted in Canterbury between c.1310 and c.1314, Class 11b.

Diameter: 18.27mm.
Thickness: 0.83mm
Weight: 1.4g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1310
Date to: Circa AD 1314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.83 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 18.27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 31st July 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward II of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 11b (N 1061)
Obverse description: Crowned head facing outwards, bifoliate crown.
Obverse inscription: EDWAR R ANGLD [ ] YB
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: CI [ ] TAS CAN TOR
Initial mark: Cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Staffordshire Moorlands (District)
Parish or ward: Waterhouses (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK0850
Four figure Latitude: 53.047206
Four figure longitude: -1.882117
1:25K map: SK0850
1:10K map: SK05SE
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: WAW
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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