IOW-9B0138: Medieval Coin: Groat of Edward III

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Unique ID: IOW-9B0138

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

A Medieval silver groat of Edward III (1327-1377). Pre-Treaty period, probably Series E, 1354-1355 (North 1991: 51, ref: 1163). It is possible that the coin may be a Series G, 1356-1361.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1354
Date to: Exactly AD 1355

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.68 g
Diameter: 27.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd October 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2010-1-592

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Groat: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty E (N 1163-1164)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within a tressure of arches
Obverse inscription: EDW[ ](?)REX AN[ ]hYB (annulet stops)
Reverse inscription: Outer: POSVI/DEVM A/DIVTOR/E M[ ] (I have made God my Helper); Inner: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON (annulet stops, Lombadic M, unbarred Ns
Initial mark: Cross 2 or cross 3
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shorwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SZ4579
Four figure Latitude: 50.608987
Four figure longitude: -1.365404
1:25K map: SZ4579
1:10K map: SZ49SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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