WAW-983F31: Medieval coin: Penny of Edward II, mint Durham

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-983F31

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Medieval coin: A complete but worn struck / hammered silver penny of Edward II (1307-1327), minted between 1307 and 1327 in the Durham mint. Class 11b - 15.

Diameter: 18.94mm
Thickness: 0.62mm
Weight: 1.3 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1307
Date to: Circa AD 1327

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.62 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18.94 mm

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: Durham
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edward II not further defined
Obverse description: Worn crowned face.
Obverse inscription: EDW [ ]NGL h [ ]
Reverse description: Long cross, with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [ ] DVN ELM
Initial mark: unclear
Die axis measurement: 11 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: Tamworth (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK2508
Four figure Latitude: 52.669139
Four figure longitude: -1.631745
1:25K map: SK2508
1:10K map: SK20NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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