SUSS-2F7737: Medieval Coin: Edward IV Groat

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Unique ID: SUSS-2F7737

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A heavily clipped silver groat of Edward IV. The initial mark is a rose and the coin was minted in London. The coin is class III and dates to circa AD1461-1464. North; English Hammered Coinage vol 2 (1975) p68, No 1532.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1461
Date to: Circa AD 1464

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd October 2011

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PastfindersI

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Edward IV, First reign, Heavy coinage, Class 3 (N 1532)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: (rose) EDW[...]
Reverse description: Long cross pattee with inner circle containing three pellets in each quadrant.
Reverse inscription: Inner - CIVI/TAS/LON/DON; outer - (rose) POSVI[...]EVM
Initial mark: rose
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Near Lewes

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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