DEV-9113BE: Medieval coin: penny of Edward II

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Unique ID: DEV-9113BE

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A medieval silver penny of Edward II (1307-1327) dating from 1310-1314.

Class 11d, as North (1991: 36), no. 1062/2. Minted at Canterbury.

There is a slender crack extending from the ten o'clock position to the centre of the coin, and it has been bent post depositionally.

Measurements: 17.8mm diameter, 1.2 mm thick, weight 0.89g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 0.89 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th October 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Lucy Shipley
Identified by: Dr Lucy Shipley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018438

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward II of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edwardian class 11d (N 1062/2)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDWR[...]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the legend with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Exeter (District)
Parish or ward: Alphington (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX9091
Four figure Latitude: 50.70819638
Four figure longitude: -3.55923549
1:25K map: SX9091
1:10K map: SX91SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son

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Recording Institution: DEV
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Updated: 8 days ago

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