LANCUM-BE199E: Medieval coin: Penny of Edward III

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Unique ID: LANCUM-BE199E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Penny of Edward III dating from c. AD1356. Possibly of pre-treaty series F because the initial mark looks to be a crown; mint is London or Durham.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1356
Date to: Circa AD 1356

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.82 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 18th July 2017 - Tuesday 18th July 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 141

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty F (N 1176-1177)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with pellets in angles
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Initial mark: crown
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Cockermouth

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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