WMID-483C76: Medieval coin: Penny of Edward II, Canterbury Mint

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-483C76

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Edward II (AD 1307 to AD 1327), dating to the period AD 1312 to AD 1314. Mint: Canterbury. Class 11b.

Diameter: 18.1 mm
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.3 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1312
Date to: Circa AD 1314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2012 - Sunday 30th September 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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 11b (N 1061)
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust. Closed, pointed-backed C & E. Late S.
Obverse inscription: EDWAR ANGL 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: 12 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: South Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton Aston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8713
Four figure Latitude: 52.71449949
Four figure longitude: -2.19387581
1:25K map: SJ8713
1:10K map: SJ81SE
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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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