LEIC-8E4CB8: 8E4CB8 edwardian penny

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Unique ID: LEIC-8E4CB8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval Silver Edwardian penny, 18mm in diameter and weighing 1.10 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1200
Date to: AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st May 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: Berwick
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: Not readable
Reverse description: Long cross with pellets in quarter
Reverse inscription: VILLAB[...]B? can't make out the letters but last does look like a B

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Blaby (District)
To be known as: sapcote

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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