WILT-D04E5D: Medieval coin: Irish penny of Edward I

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Unique ID: WILT-D04E5D

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A silver medieval Irish penny of Edward I dating to c.AD 1279 - 1302. Bust in a triangle with trefoil of pellets on breat. Reverse type, long cross with 3 pellets. Mint of Waterford (Second Coinage).

Spink 2003, 2nd ed., page 126, no.6254.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1279
Date to: Circa AD 1302

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.18 g
Diameter: 18.77 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Hazel Fransch
Identified by: Miss Hazel Fransch

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4797

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: Waterford City
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Irish: penny of Edward I, second coinage, solid long cross (S 6246 - 6256)
Obverse description: Crowned bust in triangle, trefoil of pellets on bust
Obverse inscription: EDW'R / ANG'D / NSHVB
Reverse description: Long cross with pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS WATERFOR
Initial mark: None
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Lacock

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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