IOW-BED08C: Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-BED08C

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete and worn Medieval silver penny of Edward I (1272-1307), minted at Canterbury. Class 10ab5, 1303-1305 (North 1991: 31, ref: 1039/3).

Obverse: EDWAR R [AN]GL D[N]S hYB; Crowned bust facing with a bifoliate crown and wedged drapery.

Reverse: CIVI/TAS/CAN/TO[R]; Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant.

Diameter: 17.0mm. Weight: 1.14g. DA=12:4.

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 1303
Date to: Exactly AD 1305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.14 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 31st October 2018 - Wednesday 31st October 2018

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-7-336

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 10ab5 (N 1039/3)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with a bifoliate crown and wedged drapery
Obverse inscription: EDWAR R [AN]GL D[N]S hYB
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/CAN/TO[R];
Initial mark: cross pattée
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
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: 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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