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NARC-A2EFCB: NARC-A2EFCB : Penny : Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-A2EFCB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete silver Penny of Edward III (AD 1327-1377). Post-Treaty series. Standard type G. Long cross reverse with three pellets in each quadrant. Minted in York. AD 1367-1377.  

Diameter: 19.41mm, Thickness: 0.54mm, Weight: 0.8g

The coin is missing portions of its outer flan.

North Vol II, P 59, No 1295-1297

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1367
Date to: Circa AD 1377

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.69 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 19.41 mm

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edward III, 4th coinage, post-treaty (N 1291-1297)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with pellet on breast
Obverse inscription: [EDWARD]VSRE[XxANG]LIE
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: XC[IVI/TA]S/EBO/RACI
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Kettering (District)
Parish or ward: Cransley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8276
Four figure Latitude: 52.37591309
Four figure longitude: -0.79686671
1:25K map: SP8276
1:10K map: SP87NW
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 59 1295-1297

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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