WMID-13A6C5: Medieval coin: Incomplete penny of Edward I, Canterbury Mint

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Unique ID: WMID-13A6C5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver, Medieval, incomplete, penny, Edward I (AD 1272 to AD 1307), edwardian class 3cd (1280 to AD 1281), mint: Canterbury. North p28, no 1018-1019.

Diameter: 18.8 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.1 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1280
Date to: Circa AD 1281

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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: Canterbury
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 3c (N 1018)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing. Trifoliate crown. Spearhead ornaments. Pellet eyes. Short hair.
Obverse inscription: EDWR ANGL D[ ]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [ ]TAS/CAN/TOR
Initial mark: cross potent
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Marbury cum Quoisley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ5546
Four figure Latitude: 53.00940703
Four figure longitude: -2.67211665
1:25K map: SJ5546
1:10K map: SJ54NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching with a metal detector

References cited

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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