YORYM-AD88A6: Edward I : Long cross penny

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Unique ID: YORYM-AD88A6

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A complete silver penny of Edward I. Class 10ab6. Long cross reverse with three pellets in each quadrant. London mint. (AD 1301-1310).

North, Vol II, P 31, No 1039/4.


The initial records and photographic images were taken at Bishop Burton 2011 Rally. We understand that the images fall below our usual standards, this however is due to the difficult conditions (predominantly the lack of ideal lighting conditions) under which they were taken. The recorder has done what is possible to raise the quality of the images before attaching them to the records.

As these finds were recorded at the Bishop Burton 2011 Rally, the individual recording them onto the PAS Database has not seen them and was not the initial identifier. Therefore for more in-depth, secondary identification, only the paper records written at the Rally and the photographic images were available to assist.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1301
Date to: Circa AD 1310

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18 mm
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.32 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 24th September 2011

Rally details.

This object was found at Bishop Burton 23rd to 25th Sep 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman
Secondary identifier: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 10ab6 (N 1039/4)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDWARANGLDNSHYB
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Bishop Burton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9740
Four figure Latitude: 53.84719
Four figure longitude: -0.527076
1:25K map: SE9740
1:10K map: SE94SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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