Edward II silver penny: 14th century
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Edward II silver penny. King Edward was born in 1284 and came to the throne in July 1307; this silver penny was made at the Canterbury mint between 1307 and his death in 1327. The king's head is in the centre; there is an inscription around the edge, which is still visible despite considerable wear.
1307 AD - 1327 AD