WMID-D84894: Medieval coin: Penny of Edward II, Canterbury Mint

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-D84894

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 AD 1317 to AD 1319. CIVI TAS CAN TOR reverse type, depicting a long cross with three pellets in each quarter. Mint of Canterbury. Probably Class 14.

Diameter: 18.76 mm
Thickness: 0.78 mm
Weight: 1.4 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1317
Date to: Circa AD 1319

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.78 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 18.76 mm

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: Edwardian class 14 (N 1065)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forwards. Vestigial ornaments on crown. Closed Es & Cs.
Obverse inscription: EDWAR ANG[ ]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: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8329
Four figure Latitude: 52.85821819
Four figure longitude: -2.25392378
1:25K map: SJ8329
1:10K map: SJ82NW
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 searching with a metal detector

References cited

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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