DUR-863CA2: Silver halfgroat of Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-863CA2

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Silver halfgroat of Edward IV, 1st reign, 1461-70, minted in London.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.68 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 20.58 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st December 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: Complete

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, not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: EDW...BRI FRA REX
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON POSVI ADIVTORE MEV
Initial mark: Pierced cross
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)
Parish or ward: Newark (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8053
Four figure Latitude: 53.068259
Four figure longitude: -0.807513
1:25K map: SK8053
1:10K map: SK85SW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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