IOW-FE574C: Medieval Coin: Irish Halfpenny of Edward I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-FE574C

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A complete and worn Medieval Irish silver halfpenny of Edward I (1272-1307), minted at Dublin or Waterford. Second Coinage (1279-1302). Spink: 6257-6266.

Obverse: EDWR/ANGL D/NS hYB; Forward facing crowned bust within triangle.

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

Diameter: 14.8mm. Weight: 0.51g. DA=12:8.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with landowner
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to Landowner

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1279
Date to: Exactly AD 1302

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.51 g
Diameter: 14.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th November 2018 - Sunday 18th November 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: IOW2018-17-4

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: Dublin
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Irish: halfpenny of Edward I, second coinage, solid long cross (S 6257 - 6266)
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust within triangle
Obverse inscription: EDWR/ANGL D/NS hYB
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/[ ]/[ ]
Die axis measurement: 8 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: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with landowner
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Undisturbed grassland

References cited

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