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Unique ID: SF-2AFFD6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver hammered penny struck for Edward III, dating to c. 1356. Fourth coinage, pre-treaty series F, mint of Durham. Initial mark: crown, pellet at end of reverse legend, crozier before 'CIVI', annulet stops. North 1177.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1356
Date to: Circa AD 1356

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 17.53 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty F (N 1176-1177)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: (crown) EDW[ARDVS REX A]NGLIE
Reverse description: Long cross quartering coin, three pellets in each angle within inner border, crozier at start of reverse legend
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS]/DVR/EME.
Initial mark: Crown
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Freckenham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 11 months ago
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