HESH-080C18: Medieval Coin: silver penny possibly of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-080C18

Object type certainty: Certain
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A broken and worn silver penny possibly of Edward III struck in York1327-77

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1327
Date to: Circa AD 1377

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.57 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edward III, 4th coinage, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Reverse description: Long cross divides coin and inscription; at the centre of cross is a quatrefoil, in each quarter are three pellets. Stops in the reverse are small lis, or pelleted crosses
Reverse inscription: [CIVITA]S EB[ORACI]
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Whitney-on-Wye (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO2847
Four figure Latitude: 52.11661161
Four figure longitude: -3.05292276
1:25K map: SO2847
1:10K map: SO24NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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