YORYM-C65C06: Medieval coin : Groat of Richard III

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Unique ID: YORYM-C65C06

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver groat of Richard III, minted in London, 1483-85.

North, Vol: II, p97, 1679.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1483
Date to: Circa AD 1485

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 25.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st February 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Richard III of England
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: +RICARD DI GRA.REX ANGL Z FRANC
Reverse description: Long cross
Initial mark: Boar's head 1
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Everingham

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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