IOW-11EE95: Medieval Coin: Penny, possibly of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-11EE95

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a Medieval penny, possibly of Edward III (1327-1377). Mint unclear (North 1991: 42-59).

Obverse: ED[ ]I; Crowned bust facing with a bifoliate crown.

Reverse: [ ]; Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant.

Length: 16.5mm; width: 8.2mm. Weight: 0.41g.

North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1327
Date to: Exactly AD 1377

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.5 mm
Width: 8.2 mm
Weight: 0.41 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 6th June 2018 - Wednesday 6th June 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-1-202

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with a bifoliate crown
Obverse inscription: ED[ ]I
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: [ ]
Initial mark: Cross pattée
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Updated: 11 days ago

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