DUR-D0D937: Medieval Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-D0D937

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A silver Edward IV (1461-1470 AD) groat, minted in London between 1461 and 1464/5 AD.

obv description: crowned bust facing forward. obv legend: [ED]WARD DI GRA RAX ANGL

rev description: long cross with pellets. rev legend: CIVITAS LONDON/POSV DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM

North no. 1532

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1461
Date to: Circa AD 1465

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.79 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 24.49 mm

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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: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Edward IV, First reign, Heavy coinage, Class 3 (N 1532)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing forward
Obverse inscription: [ED]WARD DI GRA REX ANGL
Reverse description: Long cross with pellets
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON POSV DEVM ADIVTOREMEVM
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very 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: West Layton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ1410
Four figure Latitude: 54.48515
Four figure longitude: -1.78542
1:25K map: NZ1410
1:10K map: NZ11SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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