LON-2A9943: A medieval silver penny of Edward I-III dating AD 1272-1377.

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-2A9943

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval silver penny of Edward I-III dating AD 1272-1377. The coin is heavily worn and it is difficult to discern any details. The text is almost completed illegible.

Dimensions: diameter: 14.63 mm; weight: 0.29g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1272
Date to: Circa AD 1377

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.29 g
Diameter: 14.63 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Ben Paites
Identified by: Mr Ben Paites

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Obverse description: Bust of the king facing forward.
Obverse inscription: [---]AR[---]
Reverse description: Short arm cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: City and County of the City of London (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Vintry (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3280
Four figure Latitude: 51.5035277
Four figure longitude: -0.09955492
1:25K map: TQ3280
1:10K map: TQ38SW
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: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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