LVPL-835912: Silver half groat of Edward IV, (1461-1413).

Rights Holder: National Museum Liverpool
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: LVPL-835912

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver half groat of Edward IV, (1461-1413). Obv: Crowned bust forward; EDW[ARD DI GRA] REX AN[GL Z FRANC DNS HIBERNIE Rev: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter; [POSVI DEVM] ADIVTOREM MEVM; CIVITAS LONDON


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1461
Date to: AD 1470

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.91 mm
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 21.65 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfgroat: Edward IV, First reign, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bus foward with four lis arround head.
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter.
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
To be known as: Collingham

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

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: LVPL-686EA5
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Silver groat of Edward IV (AD 1461-1470). Obverse crowned bust forward with quatrefoils by neck: EDWARD DI GRA [REX ANGL Z FRANC DNS HIBERNIE…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: BERK-83827B
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
A small coin hoard of medieval date. The coin hoard comprises eleven coins, 2x gold and 9x silver, in fair to very fine condition. The coin c…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: LVPL-E2E086
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Silver half groat of Henry VI, (1422-1461). Obv: Bifoliate crown facing; H[ENRIC] DI GRA REX [AN]GL [Z FRANC DNS] HYB Rev: Long cross divid…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.