LVPL-DB4B87: Medieval coin: Penny of Edward II, Bury St Edmunds mint

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Unique ID: LVPL-DB4B87

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Medieval coin: A complete struck / hammered silver penny of Edward II (1307 - 1327 AD), minted in Bury St Edmunds, probably between 1317 and 1319 AD. Probably Class 14.

Diameter: 17.85mm
Thickness: 0.64mm
Weight: 1.1 grams

Coin was photographed.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1317
Date to: Circa AD 1319

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.64 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 17.85 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th February 2011

Rally details.

This object was found at Combermere Abbey 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 14 (N 1065)
Obverse description: Crowned head facing outwards. Minimal ornaments on crown. Pointed back closed E&Cs
Obverse inscription: EDWAR AN [ ]DNS h [ ]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [ ]SCIE N[ ]
Initial mark: <p>Cross pattee</p>
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Combermere Rally

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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