LVPL-F28806: A Medieval hammered silver penny of Edward I

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Unique ID: LVPL-F28806

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A Medieval hammered silver coin of Edward I. It is a class 3g3 (late) penny (N 1022) although the stops are commas, very similar to a class 4. Minted in London. Dates to 1281 AD.

The diameter is 18mm, and the weight is 1.4g.

Obverse inscription is EDW R ANGL DNS hYB and the reverse inscription is CIVI TAS LON DON.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1281
Date to: Exactly AD 1281

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th October 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

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: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 3g (N 1022)
Obverse description: Crowned & draped bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDW R ANGL DNS hYB
Reverse description: Long cross
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS LON DON
Initial mark: cross

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: Buttercrambe with Bossall

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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