IOW-23893A: Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-23893A

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Medieval silver penny of Edward III (1327-1377), minted at London, 1356-1361. Initial mark: cross 3. Series G (North 1991: 53, ref: 1205).

Obverse: ED[ ]DVS (annulet) REX (annulet) ANGLI (annulet) I; Crowned bust facing with a bifoliate crown, annulet below bust

Reverse: CIVI/TAS/LON/[ ]; Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant, an annulet in DON quadrant

Diameter: 17.2mm. Weight: 0.99g. DA=12:12.

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 1356
Date to: Exactly AD 1361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.99 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

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: IOW2015-7-63

Materials and construction

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

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 G (N 1205-1221)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with a bifoliate crown, annulet below bust
Obverse inscription: ED[ ]DVS (annulet) REX (annulet) ANGLI (annulet) I
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant, an annulet in DON quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/[ ]
Initial mark: Cross 3
Die axis measurement: 12 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
Discovery circumstances: Chance find
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

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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