DUR-1BCC05: half-groat of Edward IV- DUR-1BCC05

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Unique ID: DUR-1BCC05

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver halfgroat of Edward IV 1st reign (1461-70), minted in London 1464/5- 70.

North no. 1584 IX, a mule of initial marks- crown and rose.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.76 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 19.42 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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 IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfgroat: Edward IV, First reign, Light coinage (N 1584 - 1590)
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust, quatrefoil to either side of breast
Obverse inscription: EDWARD DI GRA...
Reverse description: Long cross
Initial mark: <p>Mule: Obverse- crown, Reverse- sun</p>
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: Richmondshire (District)
Parish or ward: Aldbrough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2010
Four figure Latitude: 54.484955
Four figure longitude: -1.692807
1:25K map: NZ2010
1:10K map: NZ21SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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