KENT-CC6148: Long Cross Penny Edward III

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Unique ID: KENT-CC6148

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A heavily struck and slightly worn incomplete Medieval silver penny of Edward III (1327-1377), Pre treaty series E c.1354-1355, Minted at London. North 1991, 51. No.1167.

Measurements: 18.35mm in diameter, 0.63mm thick and 0.96g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1354
Date to: Circa AD 1355

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.63 mm
Weight: 0.96 g
Diameter: 18.35 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Gold half-noble: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-Treaty, Series E (N 1161)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust
Obverse inscription: +EDWARDVS[.R]EX[.] ANGLI (Wedged tailed R, broken E?)
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with three pellets in each quarter and an annulet at the centre of each group of pellets.
Reverse inscription: C[IVI/TAS]/LON/DON (unbarred Ns)
Initial mark: Cross 2
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
Parish or ward: Barham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2049
Four figure Latitude: 51.19784052
Four figure longitude: 1.1475355
1:25K map: TR2049
1:10K map: TR24NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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