WMID-C64373: Medieval coin: Groat, Edward III, Series G (obverse, reverse)

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Unique ID: WMID-C64373

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Silver, Groat, Edward III (1327-77), Series G (1356-61), North, 1991, p.53 (no. 1194), London mint.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1356
Date to: AD 1361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.84 g
Diameter: 26.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st April 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Identified by: Mr Duncan Slarke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Groat: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty G (N 1193-1200)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within a tressure of arches. Top arches not fleured.
Obverse inscription: EDWA[ ]REX ANGL' Z FRA( )D hYB Annulet stops
Reverse description: Long cross patteee dividing the legends; in each angle, three pellets.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/(DEVM A)/(D)IVTOR/EM MEV - LON/DON/CIVI/TAS Pellet stops
Initial mark: Cross 3
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: North Warwickshire (District)
To be known as: Middleton CP

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

References cited

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