SWYOR-EB93A9: Medieval Coin; Irish half penny of Edward I

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-EB93A9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval silver coin: an Irish halfpenny of Edward I (1272 - 1307) second coinage, Waterford mint, dating from AD 1279 - 1302. There is an edge chip at 5 o'clock on the obverse.The coin is 14.1mm in diameter and 0.44mm thick. It weighs 0.52gm.

Reference: Spink, 2003, Coins of Scotland, Irreland and the Islands, page 127, number 6263.

Subsequent actions

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 1302

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.44 mm
Weight: 0.52 g
Diameter: 14.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 20th May 2017 - Saturday 20th May 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3022

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: Waterford City
Type: Irish: halfpenny of Edward I, second coinage, solid long cross (S 6257 - 6266)
Obverse description: A forward facing bust of the king within an inverted triangle.
Obverse inscription: EDW R ANGL[D NS HYB]
Reverse description: A long cross pattee dividing the legend, with three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: CIVITA[S WATE]RFOR
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Cundall with Leckby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4272
Four figure Latitude: 54.14212505
Four figure longitude: -1.35858183
1:25K map: SE4272
1:10K map: SE47SW
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

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2003 Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands London Spink and Son Ltd 127 6263

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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