LVPL-01CA11: Medieval penny

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Unique ID: LVPL-01CA11

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Edward II, class 13 or class 11a2. Reverse: [CI]VI/TAS/CAN/TOR; long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter. Canterbury mint. AD 1311-c.1317.


The crown doesn't really match either class 13 or 11a2 but the lettering and legend suggests class 11a2 onwards.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1311
Date to: Circa AD 1317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2016 - Monday 7th November 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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 facing.
Obverse inscription: +EDWARA[NG]LDNShYB
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: [CI]VI/TAS/CAN/TOR
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Stoke upon Tern

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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