|Edward penny, obverse|
Sunday we had a club dig on wet soil. I found my earliest hammered coin, an
Edward penny minted in Canterbury. I think it is Edward I, but need confirmation. I also found a copper alloy horse mount in
the form of a Unicorn, a copper clasp, a lead Spindle whorl or Loom weight
and two buttons.
|Edward penny, reverse|
Edward I penny? (1282-1289)
Obverse Legend: [EDW R?] ANGL DNS HYB (Edward King of England Lord of Ireland)
Reverse Legend: CIVITAS CANTOR (City of Canterbury)
diameter : 17mm, thickness: 0.57mm, weight: 0.96g
Copper clasp: weight: 3.14g, height: 16mm, thickness: 0.92mm, length: 24.5mm
|Unicorn horse mount|
Unicorn horse mount: weight: 40.1g, height: 54.2mm, thickness: 5.6mm, width 64.8mm
At first I thought it was a Griffin, but Muike pointed out that it is a unicorn that has lost its horn.
|Spindle whorl or loom weight|
Spindle whorl: weight: 26.25g, height: 11.6mm, diameter: 22.6mm