IOW-015DA1: Medieval Coin: Halfgroat of Edward III

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Unique ID: IOW-015DA1

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A clipped and worn Medieval silver halfgroat of Edward III (1327-1277), minted at London. Pre-Treaty period, Series E, 1354-1355 (North 1991: 51, ref: 1165).

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: 1.97 g
Diameter: 21.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 10th November 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: IOW2010-1-691

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfgroat: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty E (N 1165-1166)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within a tressure of nine arches
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS REX ANGLI FRANCD (annulet stops, CD ligated)
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscriptions with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: Outer: POS/VI DEV/ADIVT/OREM (I have made God my Helper); Inner: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON (unbarred Ns)
Initial mark: Cross 2
Die axis measurement: 9 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)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

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

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