LANCUM-203812: Silver hammered penny Edward I

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-203812

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver medieval hammered penny of Edward I, dating to 1280 AD. Class 3c or 3d. Mint of Canterbury. Obverse of forward-facing bust; [..........]hYB. Reverse of long cross pattee with three pellets in corners; CIVI/TAS/ CAN/TOR. The coin is 17.32mm in diameter, 0.53mm in thickness and weighs 0.80g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1280
Date to: Exactly AD 1280

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.53 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 17.32 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: N5179

Materials and construction

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

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 3 (N 1016-1022), not further defined
Obverse description: Forward-facing bust
Obverse inscription: [......]hYB
Reverse description: Long cross pattee with three pellets in corners
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/ CAN/TOR
Initial mark: Cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 3 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: Lancaster (District)
Parish or ward: Yealand Conyers (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD5074
Four figure Latitude: 54.1593616
Four figure longitude: -2.76719017
1:25K map: SD5074
1:10K map: SD57SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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