NCL-CC4A43: Medieval coin: groat of Edward III

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Unique ID: NCL-CC4A43

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver groat of Edward III, pre-treaty fourth coinage, series G, dating 1356-1361.

North no 1194.

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: Circa AD 1356
Date to: Circa AD 1361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.18 mm
Weight: 4.5 g
Diameter: 27.19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 12th October 2010 - Tuesday 9th November 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Robert Collins
Identified by: Mr Graeme Kettlewell

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Groat: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty G (N 1193-1200)
Obverse description: Forward bust, crowned in a tressure of arches, top arches not fleured.
Obverse inscription: ...D G REX ANGL Z FRANC D hYB
Reverse description: Longcross with 3 pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEVM A/...OR/EM MEV//CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: cross 3
Die axis measurement: 4 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: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Sowerby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4180
Four figure Latitude: 54.2141
Four figure longitude: -1.372802
1:25K map: SE4180
1:10K map: SE48SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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