WMID-973EC6: Medieval coin: Penny of Edward I, Canterbury Mint

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-973EC6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A clipped silver penny of Edward I (1272 to 1307), dating to the period 1282 to 1289. Minted in Canterbury. Class 4a. Cf. north, vol 2, p 29, no 1023.

Diameter: 17.4 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.94 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1282
Date to: Circa AD 1289

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.95 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 3rd April 2019 - Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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 4a (N 1023)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing. Trifoliate crown.
Obverse inscription: EDWR ANG[ ] DNS hYB
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS CAN TOR
Initial mark: cross potent
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: East Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Yoxall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1419
Four figure Latitude: 52.76841728
Four figure longitude: -1.79394279
1:25K map: SK1419
1:10K map: SK11NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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