BERK-8CA271: Medieval coin: Farthing of Edward II

Rights Holder: Oxfordshire County Council
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Unique ID: BERK-8CA271

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A worn silver medeival farthing of Edward II (AD 1307-1327), dating to the period AD 1310-1314. North Class 11; Withers Type 30b. North N1070.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1310
Date to: Circa AD 1314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 12.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 2nd September 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.006

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Farthing: Edwardian class 11 (N 1070/1 / W 30)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDW[...]S REX A
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI[...] [...]ON
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Urchfont (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0456
Four figure Latitude: 51.3031082
Four figure longitude: -1.94400723
1:25K map: SU0456
1:10K map: SU05NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
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Updated: About one year ago

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