LEIC-DB08F4: Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-DB08F4

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete medieval silver coin, possibly a penny of Edward III. The coin is in poor condition, is 17mm in diameter and weighs 0.63g.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1327
Date to: Circa AD 1377

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 13th October 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2420

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: Unknown
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: EDWARD[ ]
Reverse description: Long cross and pellets,
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Hoby with Rotherby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6717
Four figure Latitude: 52.746478
Four figure longitude: -1.008904
1:25K map: SK6717
1:10K map: SK61NE
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: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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