SOMDOR-81EF81: Medieval Coin: Groat of Edward IV

Rights Holder: Somerset County Council
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Unique ID: SOMDOR-81EF81

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragmentary groat of Edward IV, minted in Dublin between c. 1470-73. As Seaby no. 4307.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1470
Date to: Circa AD 1473

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 25.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 27th October 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Mint or issue place: Dublin
Obverse description: Facing bust in tressure, G on breast
Obverse inscription: [EDWA]RD[V]S ----
Reverse description: Long cross, double saltire stops
Initial mark: Indistinguishble
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Misterton

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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