SOM-E9CA92: Medieval coin: penny of Edward I

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Unique ID: SOM-E9CA92

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Medieval silver penny of Edward I (1272-1307), class 4b, minted at Canterbury, 1283-6 AD, North 1024.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1283
Date to: Circa AD 1286

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 19.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 16th July 2011 - Friday 22nd July 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 20736

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: Canterbury
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 4b (N 1024)
Obverse description: Crowned bust afcing
Obverse inscription: [EDW] R ANGL DNS hY[B]
Reverse description: Long cross pattee dividing legend with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: C[IVI/TA]S/ CAN/TOR
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: North Petherton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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