COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-C65C06

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

Silver groat of Richard III, minted in London, 1483-85.

North, Vol: II, p97, 1679.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1483
Date to: Circa AD 1485

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 25.5 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st February 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson - [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: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver) [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Richard III of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1351 - 1485 [ scope notes | View all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: +RICARD DI GRA.REX ANGL Z FRANC
Reverse description: Long cross
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS LON DON / [POSV]I DEVM.ADIVTORE.MEVM
Initial mark: Boar's head 1
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire And The Humber
County: East Riding Of Yorkshire
District: East Riding Of Yorkshire
To be known as: Everingham

Spatial coordinates

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]

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 7th April 2010
Updated: Thursday 8th April 2010

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