WMID-6D2483: Medieval coin: Penny of Edward II, class 11b-13

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-6D2483

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete struck / hammered silver penny of Edward II (AD 1307 to AD 1327), probably dating to the period between AD 1310 and AD 1317. Class 11b-13. Canterbury mint.

Diameter: 18.29 mm
Thickness: 0.89 mm
Weight: 1.3 g

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 1317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.89 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18.29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th October 2012

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: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward II of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edward II not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned head facing forwards. Late 'S'. Sharp backed & closed 'E's
Obverse inscription: EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS CAN TOR
Initial mark: cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
Parish or ward: Stretton en le Field (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3011
Four figure Latitude: 52.695855
Four figure longitude: -1.557537
1:25K map: SK3011
1:10K map: SK31SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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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