IOW-364CED: Medieval Coin: Farthing of Edward I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-364CED

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

An almost complete Medieval silver farthing of Edward I (1272-1307), minted at London. Class 10, 1300-1310 (North 1991: 34, ref: 1058; Withers and Withers 2001: 32, Type 29).

Obverse: EDWARDVS REX; Crowned bust facing with wedged drapery.

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

Diameter: 11.1mm. Weight: 0.35g. DA=12:9.

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 1300
Date to: Exactly AD 1310

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.35 g
Diameter: 11.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 3rd January 2018 - Wednesday 3rd January 2018

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: IOW2018-7-7

Materials and construction

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

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 10 (N 1058 / W 28-29)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with wedged drapery
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS REX
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: 9 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: 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

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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