Edward II Penny, Edinburgh CastleYour model is disabled. For more details go to Edit properties3D Model
This medieval, silver Edward II penny features the crowned face of King Edward on one side.
The other side features a cross and various symbols.
It was minted before Edward II marched north to fight the Scots. He and his army were later defeated at the Batttle of Bannockburn on 24 June 1314.
The insription is worn and missing some letters but reads ‘Edward King of England and Lord of Ireland’. The reverse reads ‘Town of Bury St Edmunds’.
The coin was found during archaeological excavations at Edinburgh Castle, from 1989-1991.
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