SOM-90E742: Medieval coin: penny of Edward III

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Unique ID: SOM-90E742

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Medieval silver penny of Edward III dating to 1356 to 1361. Fouth coinage, Pre-Treaty Period, Type Ga. Minted at Durham. North, (1991, p.54), no.1215.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1356
Date to: Exactly AD 1361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.15 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Monday 7th January 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 017844

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: Durham
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty G (N 1205-1221)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with annulet on bust
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS . REX . ANGL . Z ., annulet stops
Reverse description: Long cross pattee dividing the legend with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS. / DVR/EME, annulet stops
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
To be known as: Okeford Fitzpaine

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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