DEV-CD3AC8: Medieval coin: groat

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-CD3AC8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver groat of Edward III (AD 1327-1377), dating to AD 1354-1355. Fourth Coinage, pre-treaty series E, cross pattee initial mark. Minted in London. North (1991: 51) no. 1163.

Notes:

The measurment for die axis has been calculated from the attached images.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.89 g
Diameter: 26.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th January 2013 - Wednesday 30th January 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

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
Type: Groat: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty E (N 1163-1164)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within a tressure of arches
Obverse inscription: EDWARD D G REX ANGL' Z FRANC D [HYB] (Annulet stops, unbarred N)
Reverse description: Long cross pattee dividing legend arranged in two concentric circles. Three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/ DEVM A/DIVTORE/M MEV // LON/DON/ CIVI/TAS (C closed and broken at bottom, N unbarred, V with snick in right limb)
Initial mark: Cross Pattee (Cross 2)
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Colyton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY2195
Four figure Latitude: 50.749206
Four figure longitude: -3.121165
1:25K map: SY2195
1:10K map: SY25NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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