WMID-069E80: Medieval coin: Penny of Edward II, Canterbury Mint

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Unique ID: WMID-069E80

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver penny of Edward II (AD 1307 to AD 1327). Canterbury Mint. Class 11b.

DIameter: 18.8 mm
Thickness: 1.0 mm
Weight: 1.4 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1310
Date to: Circa AD 1314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 18.8 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 11 (N 1060-1062), not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust. Broken left ornament. Closed E & Cs
Obverse inscription: EDWA R 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: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Telford and Wrekin (Unitary Authority)
District: Telford and Wrekin (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Lilleshall, Donnington and Muxton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ7215
Four figure Latitude: 52.73190679
Four figure longitude: -2.41608631
1:25K map: SJ7215
1:10K map: SJ71NW
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: 5 years ago

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