LON-B4B178: Medieval silver groat of Edward IV, first reign AD1461-1470 (AD1461-1464)

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-B4B178

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A Medieval silver groat of Edward IV, first reign AD1461-1470 (AD1461-1464). North no. 1570-1571.

Dimensions: diameter: 24.66mm; weight: 2.93g.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.93 g
Diameter: 24.66 mm

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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, Light coinage (N 1562 - 1583)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within a tressure of arches, quatrefoil to each side of neck
Obverse inscription: EDWARD DI GRA REX ANG ET FRANC lys stops
Reverse description: Long cross pattee dividing the legends, three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEVM ADIVTOREM MEVM, CIVITAS LONDON in two concentric circles (have made God my helper)
Initial mark: Crown on obverse, illegible on reverse
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock

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Updated: 9 years ago

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