FAKL-FF2574: Medieval coin, penny of Edward III

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Unique ID: FAKL-FF2574

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

One half of a Medieval silver coin, long cross penny probably of Edward III (AD1327-1377) chipped and heavily worn, Perhaps 3rd, Florin issue (1344-1351). Inscriptions lost. Obverse: Bust, facing bifoliate crown, Reverse: long cross, This coin has been broken; it is not a cut halfpenny. Diameter 16.0mm, Mass, including sleeve, 2.24g.


This coin was sealed in a cardboard envelope making photography difficult.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1344
Date to: Exactly AD 1351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Birm 854

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edward III, 3rd 'florin' coinage (N 1113-1130), not further defined
Obverse description: Bust, facing bifoliatecrown,
Obverse inscription: Inscriptions los
Reverse description: Long cross
Reverse inscription: Lost
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Theddlethorpe All Saints (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF4687
Four figure Latitude: 53.35971859
Four figure longitude: 0.19242273
1:25K map: TF4687
1:10K map: TF48NE
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: FAKL
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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