NLM-4C4352: Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-4C4352

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Penny of Edward II (1307-1327), type 5b Berwick mint issue of 1310-1318.

Obverse description: Facing bust with wide bifoliate crown with pearls; eyes heavily lidded, drapery of angled wedges with a pellet between them. Initial cross pattee.

Obverse inscription: +EDWA R[----]hYB

Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle.

Reverse inscription: VILL/ABE/REV/VIC, V's with spread serifs.

Diameter: 18.6mm, Weight: 1.38gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1310
Date to: Exactly AD 1318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.38 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th April 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39064

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: Berwick
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edward I, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Class 4; Wither types 5a, 5b, 6 (N 1078-1080)
Obverse description: Facing bust with wide bifoliate crown with pearls; eyes heavily lidded, drapery of angled wedges with a pellet between them
Obverse inscription: +EDWA R[----]hYB
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: VILL/ABE/REV/VIC
Die axis measurement: 12 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 Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Ealand

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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