PUBLIC-2EF2B4: Medieval coin: Penny of Edward III (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-2EF2B4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A clipped medieval silver penny of Edward III (1327-1377). Fourth coinage, Pre-Treaty Period, probably Series C (North 1149) dating to c. 1351-1352. Mint of London. North (1975, 38).

The coin measures 16.29mm in diameter, 0.52mm in thickness and weighs 0.665g. The clipping on this coin is quite considerable; it has also suffered some circumferential cracks.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1351
Date to: Circa AD 1352

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.52 mm
Weight: 0.665 g
Diameter: 16.29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 11th December 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Charles Bullock
Identified by: Mr Charles Bullock
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty C (N 1149-1150)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDW[ARDVS REX A]NGL[...], reverse-barred Ns
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant, each trio surrounding an annulet at their centre
Reverse inscription: CIV[I/TAS/ LON]/DON, reverse-barred Ns
Initial mark: Cross 1
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: Nr Wimborne

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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