LON-F566D1: A Post Medieval silver coin 12

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-F566D1

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A Medieval silver coin: groat of Edward IV (first reign AD1466-7). Light coinage, Bristol mint Type VII, initial mark: Crown. Obverse: Crowned bust facing within a tressure of arches, ‘B’ on breast Obverse inscription: EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL[…] Reverse: Long cross dividing the legends, three pellets in each angle Reverse inscription: POSVI DEVM ADIVTORVM MEVM – VILLA BRISTOW in two concentric circles Initial mark: Crown Dimensions: diameter: 26.88mm; weight: 2.56g.

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Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1466
Date to: AD 1467

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.56 g
Diameter: 26.88 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2006

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2006T329

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Mint or issue place: Bristol
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within a tressure of arches, ‘B’ on breast
Obverse inscription: EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL[…]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the legends, three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEVM ADIVTORVM MEVM – VILLA BRISTOW in two concentric circles
Initial mark: Crown

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Tower Hamlets (London Borough)
To be known as: Tower Hamlets foreshore

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
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching the Thames foreshore.
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Recording Institution: LON
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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