PUBLIC-A1EB15: edward I irish farthing front and back

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-A1EB15

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete irish medieval silver farthing of Edward I (1272-1307 AD), early issue farthing, struck at Waterford mint, c. 1280-1284 AD; Spink 6268.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1280
Date to: Circa AD 1284

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.61 mm
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 10.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 2nd April 2011

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Alan CHARMAN
Identified by: Mr Alan CHARMAN

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Mint or issue place: Waterford City
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing in triangle formed of pellets
Obverse inscription: E R A/NG/LIE
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/WATE/RFOR
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
To be known as: Stone cum ebony

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
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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