NARC-230D57: Silver penny of Edward I, obverse

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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Unique ID: NARC-230D57

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver penny of Edward I, minted at York. The coin is quite worn and has also suffered from plough damage.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1279
Date to: AD 1307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st December 2003

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: [EDWARDUS DI GRA REX ANGL]
Reverse description: Long-cross with trefoil in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: [CIVIT]AS EBO[ACI]
Initial mark: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hanslope (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7848
Four figure Latitude: 52.124818
Four figure longitude: -0.86207
1:25K map: SP7848
1:10K map: SP74NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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