SF-4B1102: Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-4B1102

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Edward III sterling of the Duchy of Aquitaine, struck in the 1330s or 1340s (Elias, 'The Anglo-Gallic Coins', no. 56). Several English hoards of the 1340s and 1350s include these coins (e.g. 1805 silver coins in the recent hoard from Chesterton Lane in Cambridge include 4 examples). [anglo gallic]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1330
Date to: AD 1340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.01 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st July 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Faye Minter
Identified by: Dr. Martin Allen

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS REX [ ]
Reverse description: Long cross with a crown in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: DV[ ]/AQV/[ ]A/MIE
Initial mark: Cross patty

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
To be known as: Little Waldingfield

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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