LVPL-B53B27: Silver halfgroat of Edward IV, (1st reign 1461-70), minted 1469-70

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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
Date from: AD 1469
Date to: AD 1470

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 23 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfgroat: Edward IV, First reign, Light coinage (N 1584 - 1590)
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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Aldford (Civil Parish)

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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

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