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Edward silver penny Canterbury mint  

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 Posted 05/19/2017  05:32 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Hogarth to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

Hi Adam,

Having had a quick look at my trays I see I've acquired eleven of these Edward silver pennies over the years. The thing is, I'm completely useless at attributing Class and number. Might you be able to help ID them?
I have two from the Canterbury mint, here's the first:

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 Posted 05/19/2017  11:54 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add paralyse to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

There are several websites that offer excellent diagnostic aids for the hammered coinage.

In the case of Edward I, the penny issues are classified broadly based on the obverse legend, the style of crown, any adornments on his bust (star, cross, fleur-de-lis, pellet), the style and shape of the letters, face type, and the design of the reverse cross / number of pellets per quadrant. Sometimes there are also useful misspellings, but there are also complications in the form of die muling (mismatched obverse and reverse types.)

Once you have determined a main class, the sorting out is done by the differences in the above.

So if we categorize your coin:

Obverse legend - EDW R ANGL DNS HYB
Bust type - Crowned, "wedge" draped, facing
Bust ornament - None visible
Crown type - Trifoliate, with ornaments, centered fleur-de-lis is tall and wide

Reverse legend - CIVITAS CANTOR (Canterbury mint) with unbarred A's
Cross type - Long with trefoils
Pellets per quadrant - 3

Off the quick diagnostics I would say class 4b but will have to wait until I am at home tonight to properly attribute it.
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05/19/2017 11:55 am
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