SUSS-F0AD97: Edward II farthing

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Unique ID: SUSS-F0AD97

Object type certainty: Certain
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A nearly complete Medieval silver farthing of Edward II. London Mint, North (1991, 38) Class 11 or 13, cf. 1070. Dating to between AD 1310-1317. The coin has been worn very thin and as such, is missing a portion of its legend and outer edge.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1310
Date to: Exactly AD 1317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.2 g
Diameter: 11.18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 25th August 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Garry CRACE
Identified by: Mr Garry CRACE
Secondary identifier: Miss Stephanie Smith

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PastfindersI

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 Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Farthing: Edward II, not further defined
Obverse description: Inner circle, Bifoliate crown
Obverse inscription: Unclear
Reverse description: Long cross and pellets, inner circle
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/(LON)/(DON)
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Near Lewes

Spatial coordinates

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: Wednesday 20th October 2010
Updated: Wednesday 26th March 2014

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