ESS-615614: Medieval Coin : Penny of Edward I

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Unique ID: ESS-615614

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A Medieval silver penny of Edward I (AD1272 - AD1307), minted at London. Class 4a, 1282 - 1289 AD. North (1991: pg. 29) no. 1023.


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Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1282
Date to: Circa AD 1289

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Sarah R Deacon
Identified by: Mr Mike Cuddeford
Secondary identifier: Miss Sarah R Deacon

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Reference 045-C0002

Materials and construction

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

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 4a (N 1023)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDW R ANGL DNS hYB
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Chelmsford (District)
To be known as: Chignall

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Updated: 5 years ago

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