HAMP-AAB723: Medieval coin : contemporary copy of a penny of Edward I/ II

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Unique ID: HAMP-AAB723

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn contemporary copper alloy copy of a penny of Edward I/ II (1272-1307; 1307-27), mint: Canterbury for prototype, copying class 10 (c.1300-1310).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1310

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.26 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 16th December 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Museums Entry Form 3739

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 10 (N 1038-1043), not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: +EDWA R ANGL[ DNS H]yB
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS CAN TOR
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Denver (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF6101
Four figure Latitude: 52.58297224
Four figure longitude: 0.37487587
1:25K map: TF6101
1:10K map: TF60SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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