CAM-311A18: Medieval Coin - Solid Long Cross Penny

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Unique ID: CAM-311A18

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A silver hammered penny of Edward I, AD1272-1307. Class 10cf3, variety b1, AD1307-1309. Obverse shows forward facing crowned bust, with crown 3, Mayfield hair and lettering styles. Obverse inscription is EDWA R ANGL DNS hYB. Reverse shows solid long cross with three pellets per quarter. Reverse legend reads CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR. Mint is Canterbury. Die axis is 6 o'clock, weight is 1.26g, diameter is 18.51mm, thickness is 0.71mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1307
Date to: Circa AD 1309

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.71 mm
Weight: 1.26 g
Diameter: 18.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 11th September 2012 - Tuesday 25th September 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

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 10cf3 (N 1042/1-2)
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: EDWA R A[N]GL DNS hYB
Reverse description: Solid long cross with three pellets per quarter
Reverse inscription: [C]IVI/TAS/CAN/TOR
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bedford District Area

Spatial coordinates

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: Character undetermined

References cited

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