IOW-7F710E: Medieval Coin: Farthing, probably of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-7F710E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A clipped Medieval silver farthing, probably of Edward III (1327-1377), minted at London. Not further defined (North 1991: 46-59).

Obverse: ED[ ]; Crowned bust facing with a bifoliate crown

Reverse: CIVI/TAS/LOn/DOn; Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant

Diameter: 11.8mm. Weight: 0.36g. DA=12:11.

North, J. J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1327
Date to: Exactly AD 1377

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.36 g
Diameter: 11.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st November 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2014-2-428

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Farthing: Edward III, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with a bifoliate crown
Obverse inscription: ED[ ]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LOn/DOn
Initial mark: Obscure
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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Updated: 4 years ago

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