WMID-3A5EF6: WMID-3A5EF6: Medieval coin: Farthing of Edward II

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-3A5EF6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete struck / hammered silver farthing, of Edward II (AD 1307 to AD 1327), probably dating to period between AD 1310 and AD 1314. London Mint. Probably Wren type 30.

Diameter: 10.85 mm
Thickness: 0.48 mm
Weight: 0.4 grams

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1310
Date to: Circa AD 1314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.48 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 10.85 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Farthing: Edwardian class 11 (N 1070/1 / W 30)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forwards
Obverse inscription: EDWAR[ ]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS LON DON
Initial mark: cross potent
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: North Warwickshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ansley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2892
Four figure Latitude: 52.52516
Four figure longitude: -1.588732
1:25K map: SP2892
1:10K map: SP29SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting

References cited

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Audit data

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

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