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Unique ID: NCL-BFA4F4

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

A worn long cross penny, probably of Edward II.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st December 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward II of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Obverse description: Crowned bust of king.
Obverse inscription: EDWAR[...]
Reverse description: Long cross
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS CANTOR

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gateshead (Metropolitan District)
District: Gateshead (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Whickham North (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2161
Four figure Latitude: 54.94322335
Four figure longitude: -1.67371589
1:25K map: NZ2161
1:10K map: NZ26SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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