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SWYOR-841DEE: Medieval coin; penny of Edward I

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Unique ID: SWYOR-841DEE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A medieval silver coin: a penny of Edward I (AD 1272-1307) class 4d (AD 1286 - 1287), London mint. Reference: North, volume 2, number 1026 on page 29. The coin is 17.4mm diameter, 0.7mm thick and 1g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1286
Date to: Circa AD 1287

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st December 2018 - Thursday 9th May 2019

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3398

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: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 4d (N 1026)
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: [• E]DW R ANG[L D]NS HYB
Reverse description: Long cross pattee with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: • CIVITAS LON[DO]N
Initial mark: cross
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Tickhill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5994
Four figure Latitude: 53.43948219
Four figure longitude: -1.1132886
1:25K map: SK5994
1:10K map: SK59SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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