ESS-492796: Medieval coin: penny of Edward I or II

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Unique ID: ESS-492796

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Medieval silver penny of Edward I or II, minted at Berwick-on-Tweed. The coin is very worn and is a class 5, 6, 9 or 10.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1272
Date to: Circa AD 1327

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.21 g
Diameter: 18.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 18th November 2013 - Monday 17th February 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Katie Marsden
Identified by: Miss Katie Marsden

Other reference numbers

Other reference: CIMS EF03

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: Berwick
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edward I, Berwick-upon-Tweed, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forward
Obverse inscription: EDWA R ANGL DNS hYB
Reverse description: Long cross pattee, dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: VILL/ABE/R--/VICI
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Brentwood (District)
Parish or ward: Kelvedon Hatch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ5798
Four figure Latitude: 51.65885998
Four figure longitude: 0.26840378
1:25K map: TQ5798
1:10K map: TQ59NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 5 years ago

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