SUSS-1723F1: Slver Groat of Edward

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-1723F1

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

A complete silver hammered groat of Edward III (1327-1377 AD). Mint: York; Fourth Coinage, Pre-Treaty Period, Series E, minted from 1354-1355 AD.

Obverse: Crowned bust facing within tressure of arches; fleurs in corners and on breast.

Obverse legend: + E[DW]WARD' DG REX AN[G]L [Z] FRAN[C] [D] hYB (with annulet stops)

Reverse: Long cross pattee with three pellets in each quadrant.

Reverse legend: (inner circle) CIVI-TAS EBO-RAC(I?); (outer circle) POSVI-[DE]VM A-DIVTOR-EM.MEV

Cf. North 1991, Vol II, p51, No. 1164.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1354
Date to: Exactly AD 1355

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.91 mm
Weight: 4.5 g
Diameter: 28.33 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 2nd November 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Liz Walker
Identified by: Miss Stephanie Smith

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty E (N 1163-1164)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within in tressure of arches; fleurs at arch junctions and one on breast.
Obverse inscription: + E[DW]ARD' DG REX AN[G]L [Z] FRAN[C] [D] hYB
Reverse description: Long cross pattee with three pellets in each quadrant.
Reverse inscription: Inner circle: CIVI-TAS EBO-RAC(I?); outer circle: +POSVI-[DE]VM A-DIVUTOR-EM.MEV
Initial mark: Cross 2
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
Parish or ward: Littlehampton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0202
Four figure Latitude: 50.808584
Four figure longitude: -0.553706
1:25K map: TQ0202
1:10K map: TQ00SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date listed is date submitted for recording.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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