BUC-5E08B3: Medieval Coin: Edwardian penny

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Unique ID: BUC-5E08B3

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A silver medieval coin, possibly of Edward III, dating to AD 1327 to 1489. Mint of Durham. The coin is very worn, and only a very small part of the obverse design remains.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1327
Date to: Circa AD 1489

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.3 mm
Width: 17 mm
Weight: 1.08 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th December 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4934

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Penny, halfpenny or farthing of Edward III, not further defined
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/DUR/[...]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Quainton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7120
Four figure Latitude: 51.87406119
Four figure longitude: -0.9700912
1:25K map: SP7120
1:10K map: SP72SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recorded
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 12 days ago

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