SWYOR-ABD382: Medieval coin; penny of Edward II, Class 13

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-ABD382

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A Medieval silver coin: a penny of Edward II (1307-27), class 13 (1314 - 1318), Durham mint. It is 18mm in diameter and 0.6mm thick. It weighs 1.21gm.

Reference: North, volume 2, number 1064.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1314
Date to: Circa AD 1318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.21 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th February 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2313

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: Durham
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 13 (N 1064)
Obverse description: A forward facing, crowned bust of the king.
Obverse inscription: EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB
Reverse description: A long cross pattee, dividing the legend, with three pellets in each angle. One arm of the cross terminates in a crozier (at 12o'clock).
Reverse inscription: CIVI[TAS] DVNELM
Initial mark: Cross pattee.
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Selby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5932
Four figure Latitude: 53.78099401
Four figure longitude: -1.10610672
1:25K map: SE5932
1:10K map: SE53SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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Audit data

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

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