IOW-6AFE6B: Farthing

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-6AFE6B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete and worn Medieval silver farthing of Edward II (1307-1327), minted at London. Class 10-11, 1310-1314 (North 1991: 38, ref: 1070/1; Withers and Withers 2001: 32-34, Type 30).

Obverse: EDWARD[VS RE]X; Crowned bust facing with wedged drapery.

Reverse: CI[V]I/[TAS/LOII/D]OII; Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant.

Diameter: 11.6mm. Weight: 0.26g. DA=12:9-10.

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.

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 1310
Date to: Exactly AD 1314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.26 g
Diameter: 11.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd September 2017 - Sunday 3rd September 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2017-7-232

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Farthing: Edwardian class 11 (N 1070/1 / W 30)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with wedged drapery
Obverse inscription: EDWARD[VS RE]X
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CI[V]I/[TAS/LOII/D]OII
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: Monday 11th September 2017
Updated: Tuesday 12th September 2017

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