DUR-221603: Silver groat of Edward III (1327-77) minted in London. Probably Series G, 1356-61

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-221603

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver groat of Edward III (1327-77) minted in London. Probably Series G, 1356-61.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 27.86 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st June 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

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

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: Forward facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: ED....
Reverse description: Long cross with 3 pellets in each quarter. Annulet in between the pellets on one quarter.
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON [POSVI DEV] ADIVTOREM [MEV]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Fishburn (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ3632
Four figure Latitude: 54.681776
Four figure longitude: -1.443166
1:25K map: NZ3632
1:10K map: NZ33SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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