IOW-9E6DC8: Medieval Coin: Farthing of Edward I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-9E6DC8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Medieval silver farthing of Edward I (1272-1307), minted at London. Class 3de, 1280-1282 (North 1991: 33, ref: 1053/2; Withers & Withers 2001: 21, Type 10).

Obverse: +ERAN-GLIE; Crowned bust facing with a trifoliate crown and wedged drapery.

Reverse: LON/DON/IEN/SIS; Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant.

Diameter: 11.4mm. Weight: 0.25g. DA=12:2.

North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

Withers, P. and B. 2001. Halfpennies and Farthings of Edward I and II. Llanfyllin: Galata Print Ltd.

Notes:

Found on the surface while raking up after gardening (pers. comm. finder, 21/8/2017).

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
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 1282

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.25 g
Diameter: 11.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd May 1976 - Sunday 2nd May 1976

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Ms Marion Archibald
Secondary identifier: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2017-2-170

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Farthing: Edwardian class 3 reading E R ANGLIE / LONDONIENSIS (W 9-13)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with a trifoliate crown and wedged drapery
Obverse inscription: +ERAN-GLIE
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: LON/DON/IEN/SIS
Initial mark: Cross pattée
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Gardening
Discovery circumstances: Found on the surface while raking up after gardening (pers. comm. finder, 21/8/2017).
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Garden

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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