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1279-1307 Great Britain England Canterbury Edward I Treasure Silver Penny Obverse Scratched NGC VF Details

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1279-1307 Great Britain England Canterbury Edward I Treasure Silver Penny Obverse Scratched NGC VF Details
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Why order this 1279-1307 Obverse Scratched England Canterbury Silver Edward I Treasure Silver Penny?

King Edward I was one of the most important monarchs in English history. He made a major contribution to the cause of representative government by making Parliament a permanent figure, but he also stole the money and property of Jews and expelled them from England. His treatment of the Scots was especially brutal. This silver penny provides a unique connection to his consequential reign.

  • This piece was 1 penny English legal tender.
  • This piece was struck during the reign of King Edward I between 1279 and 1307.
  • This silver penny was the largest coin issued for general usage during King Edward I's reign.
  • The cross mo line design feature made it easy to divide this coin into quarters and halves.
  • The obverse has been scratched.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this coin Very Fine Details.

Powerful King Edward I Design

Obverse: Crowned King Edward I features at the center of the obverse. The monarch's effigy, which shows him facing the holder, is encircled by an abbreviated version of his name and title, which reads, "+ ?DW R' ANGL' DNS hyB" (Edward King of England Lord of Ireland).

Reverse: The reverse is divided by a long cross moline. There are pellets in its angles. Along the rim is an inscription of the name of the mint at which the coin was struck.

Well Preserved VF Details

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this coin Very Fine Details. That indicates that the high points show moderate wear, but the coin's major details remain clear.

Don't miss your chance to own this Obverse Scratched 1279-1307 England Canterbury Silver Edward I Treasure Silver Penny.


Year of Issue:1279-1307
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:VF Details
Variety:Obverse Scratched
Finish:Mint State
Composition:Silver
Country:Great Britain
Currency:N/A
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