LON-8BB351: Medieval silver coin: penny of Edward I

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Unique ID: LON-8BB351

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A medieval silver long cross penny of Edward I dating to c. 1294 to 1300 AD. London mint, Class 8c. It measures 19.2mm diameter x 0.6mm thickness and weighs 1.29g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1294
Date to: Circa AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.29 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

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 8c (N 1035)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: +EDW R ANGL' DNS h'YB'
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend; three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: +
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Harrietsham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8553
Four figure Latitude: 51.246167
Four figure longitude: 0.649262
1:25K map: TQ8553
1:10K map: TQ85SE
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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Recording Institution: LON
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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