DUR-D65D14: DUR-D65D14

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Unique ID: DUR-D65D14

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver farthing, probably of Edward I- III, dating to c. 1279- 1377.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1279
Date to: Circa AD 1377

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 12.57 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 25th September 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfpenny of farthing of Edward I - III, not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust
Reverse description: Long cross
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hawthorn (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ4246
Four figure Latitude: 54.807116
Four figure longitude: -1.348097
1:25K map: NZ4246
1:10K map: NZ44NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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