NLM-C013D4: Medieval Coin: Farthing of Edward II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-C013D4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Farthing, probably of Edward II (1307-1327), probably Withers Type 30 issue of 1310-1314 on an oval flan.

Obverse description: Facing bust, smile, bifoliate crown with splayed fleurs, drapery of angled wedges, all within inner circle.

Obverse inscription: [+EDWARDVS] REX

Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle

Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/[LON/DON]

Diameter: 12.4mm, Weight: 0.28gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1310
Date to: Circa AD 1314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.28 g
Diameter: 12.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 2nd April 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM42401

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Farthing: Edwardian class 11 (N 1070/1 / W 30)
Obverse description: Facing bust, smile, bifoliate crown with splayed fleurs, drapery of angled wedges, all within inner circle
Obverse inscription: [+EDWARDVS] REX
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/[LON/DON]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Swinhope

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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