WMID-85EAF2: WMID-85EAF2: Medieval coin: Penny of Edward III, class 15d

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-85EAF2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete medieval silver penny of Edward II (AD 1307-27), probably class 11 (1310-14); mint: London.

Diameter: 18.58 mm
Thickness: 0.84 mm
Weight: 1.3 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.84 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18.58 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2012 - Wednesday 31st October 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 11 (N 1060-1062), not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forwards. Short hair
Obverse inscription: EDWAR R ANGL DNS hYB
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS LON DON
Initial mark: cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
Parish or ward: Elford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1910
Four figure Latitude: 52.68736
Four figure longitude: -1.720355
1:25K map: SK1910
1:10K map: SK11SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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