WMID-65B513: Medieval coin: Penny of Edward I, London Mint

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-65B513

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver penny of Edward I (AD 1272 to AD 1307), probably dating to the period AD 1300 to AD 1305. Minted in London. Probably Class 10ab. c.f. North vol 2, p 31, no 1038/1-1039/4.

Diameter:17.8 mm
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 1.2 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st March 2019 - Tuesday 30th April 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 10ab (N 1038-1039), not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: ED[ ]ANG[ ]hYB
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS LON DON
Initial mark: cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Stoke upon Tern (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ6729
Four figure Latitude: 52.85747181
Four figure longitude: -2.49154523
1:25K map: SJ6729
1:10K map: SJ62NE
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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