LON-8BD692: Medieval silver coin: groat of Edward III

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Unique ID: LON-8BD692

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A medieval silver long cross groat of Edward III dating to 1356 to 1361 AD. London mint, fourth coinage, pre-treaty, series G (N1194). It measures 25.6mm diameter x 1.0mm thickness and weighs 4.18g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1356
Date to: Exactly AD 1361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 4.18 g
Diameter: 25.6 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 G (N 1193-1200)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing in tressure of arches
Obverse inscription: (North cross 3) EDWARD .D.G. REX .ANGL'. Z .FRANC .D. hYB (reverse barred Ns, annulet stops)
Reverse description: Long cross dividing two circles of legend; three pellets in each angle. An annulet in the centre of pellets in the top right angle.
Reverse inscription: (North cross 3) POSVI/D[EVM A]/DIVTOR/EM . MEV// CIVI/TAS/LON/DON (reverse barred Ns and annulet stops)
Initial mark: North cross 3
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock

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.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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