GLO-E082A3: GLO-E082A3 Silver groat of Edward IV

Rights Holder: Bristol City Council
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Rights Holder: Bristol City Council
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Rights Holder: Bristol City Council
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COIN HOARD

Unique ID: GLO-E082A3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver groat of Edward IV

Date: 1467-1468

Diameter 26mm

Obverse: bust facing forward, quatrefoils by neck

Obverse inscription: EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC

Reverse: long cross with three pellets in each angle

Reverse inscription: POSVI DEUM ADIVTOREM MEUM / CIVITAS LONDON

Mint: London

Mintmark: sun

Silver groat of Edward IV

Date: 1469-1470

Diameter 26mm

Obverse: bust facing forward, trefoils by neck

Obverse inscription: EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC

Reverse: long cross with three pellets in each angle

Reverse inscription: POSVI DEUM ADIVTOREM MEUM / CIVITAS LONDON

Mint: London

Mintmark: Long cross fitchee on the obverse, sun on the reverse

Silver groat of Edward IV

Date: 1467-1468

Diameter 26mm, weight 2.79g

Obverse: bust facing forward B on chest quatrefoils by neck

Obverse inscription: EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC

Reverse: long cross with three pellets in each angle

Reverse inscription: POSVI DEUM ADIVTOREM MEUM / VILLA BRESTOW

Mint: Bristol

Mintmark: sun

Notes:

Discussion: coins were discovered in a small enough area to perceivably have been a dropped purse or small hoard.

Metal content: The precious metal content fulfils the requirements of the Treasure Act in that it is greater than 10%.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being disclaimed as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2013T932

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1467
Date to: Circa AD 1470

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 3

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013 - Wednesday 1st May 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 48474
Treasure case number: 2013T932

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
Parish or ward: Sudeley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0226
Four figure Latitude: 51.932508
Four figure longitude: -1.972319
1:25K map: SP0226
1:10K map: SP02NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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