Medieval English Hammered Farthings - Edward I: London mint

This online guide is designed to help

  • Metal Detector enthusiasts
  • Museum Curators
  • Coin Dealers & Collectors

accurately identify and classify their English Hammered Farthings.


The London mint was the most prolific of all of the English mints. Almost every farthing type was represented by this mint, and as such, there are a vast number of varieties.

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Categorising the Farthings of Edward I

There are two distinct types of reverse legend for the London mint:

To find out more about the farthing types, click on the mint name above.

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