ID Challenge No.7 (21-24/10/18)

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ID Challenge No.7 (21-24/10/18)

Post by thefiggis » Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:57 pm

What ho,

This is an occasional series of blah blah blah. You know the score by now. :D

I found this coin in a right sorry state and have straightened it from its being bent almost double. Thought it was a ring pull till Jenks wiped the dirt orff it. Any road up, I have my own idea of what it is but rather than lob it onto the open forum for a swift ID I thought it might be high larks to make a challenge out of it, so here it is.

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By the way, the same caveat applies to any item not formally previously identified: there's no point in subsequently asking what the "answer" is - the answer is whatever the consensus is and if you disagree then discuss it.
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Post by Allectus » Sun Oct 21, 2018 3:11 pm

Class 11b Edward II Canterbury penny with mis-struck reverse.
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Post by haveyoufound1yet » Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:53 pm

I reckon it's a Edward II Canterbury mint class 11b coin. (pointed back E & C and broken ornament )

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Post by Stanley » Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:45 pm

Edward I penny, London mint

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Post by redwulf500 » Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:31 pm

Whatever allectus says.

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Post by hd1958 » Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:08 pm

edward 11 longcross

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Post by shaggybfc » Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:19 am

I'm hopeless at these, they all look totally different to me.

but my guess is Edward II - Type 11d (1310 - 1314) - Spink -, North 1062/2
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Post by Bradrick » Mon Oct 22, 2018 3:10 pm

I'll take a stab at Edward II penny, Canterbury mint 11b

These Edwards are difficult (for me anyway) - makes me appreciate the brilliance of Allectus even more!
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Post by Sunray » Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:08 pm

Edward II Penny Canterbury class XIV

Edward II (1307-27), silver long cross Penny, Canterbury Mint, class 14, facing crowned bust in beaded circle, pellet eyes, initial mark cross pattee and legend surrounding, beaded outer border, +EDWAR R ANGL DNS hB

reverse: long cross pattee, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circles and legend around, CIVI TAS CAN TOR

The Latin abbreviated legend translates as "Edward, King of the England, Lord of Ireland" and on the reverse "City of Canterbury."

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Post by Buriedbytime&dust » Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:33 pm

Eddie pennies make my head hurt!

I'm going for Edward II, Canterbury mint, type 11a.

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Post by Junior » Wed Oct 24, 2018 1:23 pm

Edward 2nd London mint penny.....simmmmples.(Off the top of my head like normal )..until I'm probulary wrong....

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Re: ID Challenge No.7 (21-24/10/18)

Post by thefiggis » Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:51 pm

Blarst. Missed a trick there. Having said I had my own idea of what it was I should have posted an answer myself. I also ID'ed it as an Edward II Classl 11b but now nobody will believe me, no matter how much tonnage of jellybeans I offer. Twit. Hey ho.

The pointers for me were exactly those described by haveyoufound1yet:
haveyoufound1yet wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:53 pm
I reckon it's a Edward II Canterbury mint class 11b coin. (pointed back E & C and broken ornament )
Maybe there are other pointers but these two steered me towards class 11b (it's the left ornament which is broken, by the way)

These Edwards are tricky and there may be only small differences for we amateurs to look for, but practice makes perfect and I hope you've got something from this.

Thanks and well done to all who took part ::g
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Re: ID Challenge No.7 (21-24/10/18)

Post by fred » Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:10 pm

I spent two hours trawling through the identification guides before realising that I knew less about Eddie pennies than when I started! :D

Congratulations to everybody who got it correct. ::g
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Re: ID Challenge No.7 (21-24/10/18)

Post by Oxgirl36 » Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:16 pm

I was going to cheat and pretend I knew before anyone else, but the other mods caught me rl;

Not that I’m competitive or anything ;)) =)) =)) =))
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Re: ID Challenge No.7 (21-24/10/18)

Post by Dom » Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:18 pm

Every time I find a hammie it's an Edward and I die inside.
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Re: ID Challenge No.7 (21-24/10/18)

Post by thefiggis » Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:02 pm

Dom wrote:
Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:18 pm
Every time I find a hammie it's an Edward and I die inside.
What, what, what?

"When a man is tired of Edward Hammies he is tired of life." (Dr Samuel Johnson)

You love em really :D
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Re: ID Challenge No.7 (21-24/10/18)

Post by Buriedbytime&dust » Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:45 pm

Bah! I deliberated for ages over 11a or 11b, and as usual when I'm faced with a 50/50 choice I go for the wrong one >:P

Hey ho, at least I got the monarch right, and even that is a real challenge for me with these coins!

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