LON-750120: Medieval silver coin: penny of Edward I or II

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Unique ID: LON-750120

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A medieval silver long cross penny of Edward I or II dating to 1302 to 1310 AD. Minted London (Class 10cf, N1040). It measures 17.7mm diameter x 1.3mm thick and weighs 0.89g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1302
Date to: Exactly AD 1310

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 0.89 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 15th October 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Kath Creed
Identified by: Miss Kath Creed

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: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 10cf1 (N 1040)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDWA R ANGL DNS hYB
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend; three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Cross
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Greenwich (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Greenwich West (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3778
Four figure Latitude: 51.48436664
Four figure longitude: -0.02833635
1:25K map: TQ3778
1:10K map: TQ37NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found on the Thames foreshore
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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

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