IOW-4F7608: Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-4F7608

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Medieval silver penny of Edward I (1272-1307), minted at London. Class 2b, 1279-1280 (North 1991: 28, ref: 1015).

Obverse: EDWR ANGL DNS [hY]B; Crowned bust facing with a trifoliate crown and wedged drapery.

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

Diameter: 19.8mm. Weight: 1.25g. DA-12:3.

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

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 1279
Date to: Exactly AD 1280

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.25 g
Diameter: 19.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 17th December 2017 - Sunday 17th December 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: IOW2018-1-8

Materials and construction

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

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 2b (N 1015)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with a trifoliate crown and wedged drapery
Obverse inscription: EDWR ANGL DNS [hY]B
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/[DO]N
Initial mark: Cross pattée
Die axis measurement: 3 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: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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