SOM-C67459: Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-C67459

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver penny of Edward I (AD 1272-1307), dating to AD 1280-1286. Class 3g-4b, minted in London. North (1991: 29) nos. 1022-1024.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1280
Date to: Exactly AD 1286

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.71 g
Diameter: 16.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st July 2016 - Thursday 26th January 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 017324

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 4 (N 1023-1027), not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with trefoil crown & wedge-shaped drapery.
Obverse inscription: E[DWR] AN[GL] DNS hY[B]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend, with 3 pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: CI[VI]/TAS/ LON/DON
Initial mark: Cross potent
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Taunton Deane (District)
To be known as: Ash Priors CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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