WMID-833B87: Medieval coin: Penny of Edward II, Durham Mint

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-833B87

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete struck / hammered silver penny of Edward II (AD 1307 to AD 1327), minted in Durham between AD 1307 and AD 1327. Class 11-15. Coin is slightly bent.

Diameter: 18.35 mm
Thickness: 0.76 mm
Weight: 1.0 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1307
Date to: Circa AD 1327

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.76 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 18.35 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2012 - Sunday 30th September 2012

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 48

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: Durham
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edward II not further defined
Obverse description: Unclear
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS DVN ELM
Initial mark: unclear
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: Middleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1798
Four figure Latitude: 52.579551
Four figure longitude: -1.750556
1:25K map: SP1798
1:10K map: SP19NE
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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