IOW-578A9B: Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-578A9B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Medieval silver penny of Edward I (1272-1307), minted at Canterbury. Class 10ab, 1300-1305 (North 1991: 31, refs: 1038/1-1039/4).

Obverse: EDWAR R ANGL DNS hYB; Crowned bust facing with a bifoliate crown and wedged drapery.

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

Diameter: 17.4mm. Weight: 1.38g. DA=12:9.

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 1300
Date to: Exactly AD 1305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.38 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th February 2018 - Sunday 11th February 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: IOW2018-1-62

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 10ab (N 1038-1039), not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with a bifoliate crown and wedged drapery
Obverse inscription: EDWAR R ANGL DNS hYB
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR
Initial mark: Cross pattée
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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