DENO-252E67: Medieval coin: penny of Edward II

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Unique ID: DENO-252E67

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A silver medieval penny of Edward II. Class 11b (North 1061), minted in Bury St Edmunds, 1312 - 1314.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1310
Date to: Circa AD 1314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 18.93 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Catherine Falkner
Identified by: Mrs Catherine Falkner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8739

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward II of England
Mint or issue place: Bury St. Edmunds
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 11b (N 1061)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing. Broken left ornament, pointed-backed closed Cs and Es
Obverse inscription: EDW[A R AN]GL DNS hYB
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend; three pellets in each angle.
Reverse inscription: VILL / SCI E/DMV/NDI
Initial mark: Cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Thimbleby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF2369
Four figure Latitude: 53.20385109
Four figure longitude: -0.15993568
1:25K map: TF2369
1:10K map: TF26NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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