DUR-A79BC2: Edward penny, Berwick- DUR-A79BC2

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Unique ID: DUR-A79BC2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver long cross penny, probably of Edward I (1272- 1307) minted in Berwick, c.1298.

Probably Wren Class 3.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1298

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.02 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 18.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: Berwick
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 3 (N 1016-1022), not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust, bifoliate crown.
Obverse inscription: EDWAR ANGL DNS HYB
Reverse description: Long cross
Reverse inscription: VILLA BER...I

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)
To be known as: Durham Area

Spatial coordinates

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

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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