SOM-25D786: Medieval coin: groat of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-25D786

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver groat of Edward III (1327-1377), Fourth coinage, pre-treaty series E, minted at London, AD 1354-1355, North (1991:51) 1163.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 4.53 g
Diameter: 26.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2000

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 22070

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 Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing in tressure of nine arches
Obverse inscription: EDWARD D G R[EX A]NGL Z FRANC D h[YB]
Reverse description: Long cross pattee dividing the legend which is arranged in two concentric circles
Reverse inscription: POSVI/ [DEVM A]/DIVTOR/EM MEV // CIVI/TAS/ LON/D[ON]
Initial mark: Cross 2
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Chilthorne Domer

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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