HAMP-8D7035: Medieval coin : Halfgroat of Edward III

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Unique ID: HAMP-8D7035

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A Medieval halfgroat of Edward III (1327-77), fourth coinage pre-treaty series C, minted at London 1351-2. Measures 22mm diameter, weighs 1.94g, die axis 3, very worn, bent and split.

Obverse: Crowned bust facing within tressure of nine arcs
+EDWARDVSoREXoANGLIo ZoFRANCI
Reverse: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
+POS VIoDEV oADIVT OREM / LON DON CIVI TAS

Reference: North 1148

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1351
Date to: Circa AD 1352

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.94 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd September 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Museums Entry Form 3562

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfgroat: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty C (N 1148)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within tressure of nine arcs
Obverse inscription: +EDWARDVSoREXoANGLIo ZoFRANCI
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: +POS VIoDEV oADIVT OREM / LON DON CIVI TAS
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
To be known as: Stoughton

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

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

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