IOW-8AAE7E: Medieval Coin: Irish Farthing of Edward I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-8AAE7E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete and worn Irish Medieval silver farthing of Edward I (1272-1307), minted at Waterford, c. 1280-1284 (Second Coinage). Spink: 6268.

Obverse: ERA/NG/LIE; Crowned bust facing within a triangle.

Reverse: CIVI/TAS/VATE/IFOI (FO ligated); Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant.

Diameter: 11.3mm. Weight: 0.36g. DA=12:3.

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: Circa AD 1280
Date to: Circa AD 1284

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.36 g
Diameter: 11.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 25th July 2018 - Wednesday 25th July 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: IOW2018-7-191

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: Waterford City
Type: Irish: farthing of Edward I, second coinage, solid long cross (S 6267 - 6268)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within a triangle
Obverse inscription: ERA/NG/LIE
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/VATE/IFOI (FO ligated)
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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: Generated from computer mapping software
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: 8 days ago

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