SWYOR-3D5983: Unidentified Medieval coin; groat

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Unique ID: SWYOR-3D5983

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Medieval coin; an unidentified groat of the London mint. Most of the legend is missing so it is not possible to identify the king. The coin dates from 1351 - 1485.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1351
Date to: Circa AD 1485

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.82 mm
Weight: 2.37 g
Diameter: 25.13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st June 2011 - Wednesday 21st September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1599

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust in a tressure
Obverse inscription: [...]N[...]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: [...]OREM MEV // CIVITAS LONDON [inner legend starts at 6pm]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
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: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Kellington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5425
Four figure Latitude: 53.718626
Four figure longitude: -1.183198
1:25K map: SE5425
1:10K map: SE52NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: SWYOR
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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