KENT-94ED58: Durham penny of Edward III

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Unique ID: KENT-94ED58

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A heavily worn and clipped Medieval silver penny of Edward III (1327-1377), Fourth coinage pre-treaty period (1351-1361), Series D (1352-1353), Minted at Durham, initial mark 1. Lombardic Ms, closed C and Es, Roman Ns and normal Rs, North (1991) No.1159.

Measurements: 16.29mm in diameter, 0.76mm thick and 0.65g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1352
Date to: Circa AD 1353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.76 mm
Weight: 0.65 g
Diameter: 16.29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 12th October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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: Durham
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty D (N 1156-1159)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust, defined shoulders
Obverse inscription: +EDWA[RDVS REX AN]GLI
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with three pellets in each quarter and crozier hook before CIVI
Reverse inscription: CIV[I/TAS/DV]NE/LMIE
Initial mark: Cross 1
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Mole Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Dorking South (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ1549
Four figure Latitude: 51.22861315
Four figure longitude: -0.35438877
1:25K map: TQ1549
1:10K map: TQ14NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 7 months ago

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