BERK-57A196: Medieval coin: Penny of Edward I

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Unique ID: BERK-57A196

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A worn silver penny of Edward I (AD 1272-1307), probably Class IV and dating to the period AD 1282-1289. Mint of London. There is a pellet in the cross bar of the obverse N. Possibly North Class IVc, N 1025 (AD 1283-1286).


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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
Thickness: 0.67 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd September 2013

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2013.570

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 4c (N 1025)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDW R ANGL DNS HYB
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Wantage (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3985
Four figure Latitude: 51.56253626
Four figure longitude: -1.43878197
1:25K map: SU3985
1:10K map: SU38NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: BERK
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