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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-ADA244

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

One of two silver Medieval English groats, discovered a distance of 3-4 feet from one another. The coins are described by Julian Baker of the Heberden Coin Room, The Ashmolean Museum, as follows: (1) A silver groat of Henry IV, AD 1399-1413, light coinage AD1412-13, London mint. Spink, Coins of England No.1728.

Notes:

This coin was found in association with BERK-AD6047. These two coins, found close together and possibly deliberately hidden as a hoard or dropped or lost from the same purse, were declared Treasure under the 1996 Act by the Oxfordshire Coroner on 26th April 2010.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being disclaimed as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2008T88

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1412
Date to: Circa AD 1413

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.18 g
Diameter: 24.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th November 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Dr Julian Baker

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2008 T88
Treasure case number: 2008T88

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry IV of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Henry IV, Light coinage, Type 1 (N 1358)
Obverse description: Bust of Henry facing, annulet or pellet to left of crown
Obverse inscription: HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC
Reverse description: Long cross
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEVM [ADIVTOR]EM MEVM
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Chalgrove (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6498
Four figure Latitude: 51.67713
Four figure longitude: -1.075803
1:25K map: SU6498
1:10K map: SU69NW
Grid reference source: From finder
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: BERK
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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