Edward I class 1a pennies with a forked crown – Denis Martin

In the last few years more coins have emerged displaying a peculiar variation in the crown on the obverse of the Edward I class 1a type. This unusual so-called “forked crown” is found on only a relatively few examples and little comment can be found in the easily accessible literature. The author has decided that it is time for a review of the situation and has made an attempt to gather as much data as possible with the object of producing a Corpus of the known forked crown coins.

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