LANCUM-D95776: Silver hammered penny of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-D95776

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Silver medieval hammered penny of Edward III, dating to 1343/4 - 1351 AD. Third or 'florin' coinage, mint of York. Obverse of forward-facing bust; [ED]WA[......]. Reverse of long-cross pattee with central quatrefoil and three pellets in corners; CIVI/TAS/[.../...]. The coin is 16.58mm in diameter, 0.58mm in thickness and weighs 0.66g.

Spink (2008) no. 1556.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1343
Date to: Circa AD 1351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.58 mm
Weight: 0.66 g
Diameter: 16.58 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5191

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: York
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edward III, 3rd 'florin' coinage, type 4 (N 1116; 1123; 1125-1130)
Obverse description: Forward-facing bust
Obverse inscription: [ED]WA[.......]
Reverse description: Long-cross pattee with quatrefoil in centre and three pellets in corners
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS [EBORACI]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Fylde (District)
Parish or ward: Singleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD3838
Four figure Latitude: 53.83453908
Four figure longitude: -2.94358516
1:25K map: SD3838
1:10K map: SD33NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 30 days ago
Updated: 30 days ago

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