WMID-81B8C6: Medieval coin: Penny of Edward II, Canterbury Mint

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-81B8C6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete struck / hammered silver penny of Edward II (AD 1307 to AD 1327), minted in Canterbury, probably between AD 1310 and AD 1314. Probably Class 11. Irregular flan.

Diameter: 18.18 mm
Thickness: 0.74 mm
Weight: 1.1 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 1314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.74 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 18.18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st March 2011 - Thursday 31st March 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Other reference numbers

Other reference: TG - Paper - Folder 33

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: Edwardian class 11 (N 1060-1062), not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned head facing forwards. Triangular drapes. Short hair. Late 'S'.
Obverse inscription: [ ]ANGL DNS hY[ ]
Reverse description: Long cross with 3 pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS CAN TOR
Initial mark: unclear
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ9113
Four figure Latitude: 52.714582
Four figure longitude: -2.134664
1:25K map: SJ9113
1:10K map: SJ91SW
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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