IOW-28F572: IOW-28F572 Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-28F572

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver penny of Edward I (1272-1307 AD), minted at Canterbury, class 9b, 1300 (North 1991: 30, ref: 1037/1).

Obverse: EDWR ANGL DNS hYB; Crowned bust facing with a trifoliate crown and wedged drapery (star on breast)

Reverse: CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR; Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant

Diameter: 18.08mm. Weight: 1.20g. DA=12:3.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 18.08 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd October 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-2-180

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 9b (N 1037/1)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with a trifoliate crown and wedged drapery (star on breast)
Obverse inscription: EDWR ANGL DNS hYB
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR
Initial mark: Cross pattée
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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