DUR-8B8BD4: halfgroat of Edward III- DUR-8B8BD4

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Unique ID: DUR-8B8BD4

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

Silver halfgroat of Edward III (1327-77) minted in London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1327
Date to: Circa AD 1377

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.66 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 20.58 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

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
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Edward III not further defined
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: EDWAR..VS REX...
Reverse description: Long cross
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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: East Cowton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ3003
Four figure Latitude: 54.421558
Four figure longitude: -1.539167
1:25K map: NZ3003
1:10K map: NZ30SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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: DUR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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