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Unique ID: WILT-5DD0B3

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A Medieval silver farhting of Edward I, dating to AD 1280-1281. Class 3de, Withers type 10, Bristol mint. North (1991: 33) no. 1053/2.

The obverse has been partially overstruck by a reverse die.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1280
Date to: Exactly AD 1281

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.35 g
Diameter: 11.96 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5561

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: Bristol
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Farthing: Edwardian class 3 (N 1053 / W 8-13)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing overstruck with half the reverse.
Obverse inscription: E R AN VILLA BR
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: VILLA BRISTOLLIE
Initial mark: Cross potent
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Wimborne St. Giles (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0118
Four figure Latitude: 50.96142355
Four figure longitude: -1.98713386
1:25K map: SU0118
1:10K map: SU01NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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