SF-A2ADC5: Groat of Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-A2ADC5

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

A silver groat of Edward IV, first reign, Light Coinage, c.1464-1470 AD. As North, 1975: no. 1583.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1464
Date to: Circa AD 1470

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.98 g
Diameter: 24.78 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th May 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Ref: 1030

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Edward IV, First reign, Light coinage (N 1562 - 1583)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, letter E on breast, quatrefoils to either side of neck, within a double stranded multifoil, all within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: EDW[]DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC (saltire stops)
Reverse description: Long cross dividing inner and outer legends, three pellets in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEVM A/DIVTOR/E MEVM // CIVI/TAS/EBO/RACI
Initial mark: Lis
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Great Finborough

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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