LON-8AE896: Medieval silver coin: groat of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-8AE896

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A medieval silver groat of Edward III dating to 1351 to 1352 AD. Fourth coinage, pre-treaty, series C (N1147). It measures 28.4mm diameter x 1.4mm thickness and weighs 4.43g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1351
Date to: Exactly AD 1352

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 4.43 g
Diameter: 28.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Kath Creed
Identified by: Miss Kath Creed

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: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty C (N 1147)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing in a tressure of arches
Obverse inscription: (North cross 1) EDWARD .DE-I .G .REX .ANGL .Z .FRA .hYB. (annulet stops, reverse barred N)
Reverse description: (North cross 1) POSVI./.DEVM .A./DIVTOR/EM .MEV.//CIVI/TAS/LON/DON (annulet stops, reverse barred N)
Initial mark: North cross 1
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Harrietsham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8553
Four figure Latitude: 51.246167
Four figure longitude: 0.649262
1:25K map: TQ8553
1:10K map: TQ85SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: LON
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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