SWYOR-2DC8F4: A medieval coin; a penny of Edward I

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Unique ID: SWYOR-2DC8F4

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A medieval silver penny of Edward I (1272-1327), probably class 3, Durham mint, dating from 1280-1282. Part of the flan has broken away at 6 o'clock on the obverse and is missing. It is 20.4mm in diametr and 0.7mm thick. It weighs 1.23gm. Referencce: North, volume 2, number 1020.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1280
Date to: Circa AD 1282

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.23 g
Diameter: 20.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st June 2010 - Monday 13th September 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1232

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 3 (N 1016-1022), not further defined
Obverse description: A forward facing, crowned bust of the king.
Obverse inscription: [EDWR] A[NGL DNS] HYB
Reverse description: A long cross patte dividing the legend, with three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: [CIVITAS DUR]EM[E]
Initial mark: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Nidd (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE2960
Four figure Latitude: 54.035173
Four figure longitude: -1.558716
1:25K map: SE2960
1:10K map: SE26SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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