IOW-4FC630: Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-4FC630

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete and worn Medieval silver penny of Edward I (1272-1307), minted at London. Class 10cf2a, 1306-1307 (North 1991: 32, ref: 1041).

Obverse: EDWAR 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: 18.7mm. Weight: 1.15g. DA=12:2.

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

Notes:

Mr Carl Savage has kindly identified this coin.

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: 1.15 g
Diameter: 18.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 2nd September 2017 - Saturday 2nd 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: IOW2017-4-35

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: London
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: EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Cross pattée
Die axis measurement: 2 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
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

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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