COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-B53B27

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver halfgroat of Edward IV, (1st reign 1461-70), minted 1469-70. North no.1589

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1469
Date to: AD 1470

Dimensions and weight

Diameter: 23 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st September 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign) [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1351 - 1485 [ scope notes | View all attributed records]
Type: Halfgroat: Edward IV, First reign, Light coinage (N 1584 - 1590) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: EDWARD DI GRA....FRA
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the legend. 3 pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS CANTOR POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Rose ?
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: North West
County: Cheshire West And Chester
District: Cheshire West And Chester
Parish: Aldford

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ4257
Four figure Latitude: 53.107022 Four figure longitude: -2.867829
1:25K map: SJ4257
1:10K map: SJ45NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

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Created: Tuesday 7th October 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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