IOW-2558E0: Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-2558E0

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete and worn Medieval silver penny of Edward I (1272-1307), minted at London. Class 10cf, probably 10cf2, 1306-1307 (North 1991: 32, ref: 1041).

Obverse: [ED]WAR [ANGL] DNS [hYB]; Crowned bust facing with a bifloliate crown and wedged drapery.

Reverse: CIVI/[TAS]/LON/[DON]; Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant.

Diameter: 16.9mm. Weight: 1.01g. DA=12:1.

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

Notes:

This coin has been kindly identified by Mr Carl Savage.

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 1306
Date to: Exactly AD 1307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.01 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th September 2017 - Sunday 24th September 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2017-1-201

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 10cf2 (N 1041)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with a bifloliate crown and wedged drapery
Obverse inscription: [ED]WAR [ANGL] DNS [hYB]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS]/LON/[DON]
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 1 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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Audit data

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Updated: About one year ago

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