WAW-4F4B72: Medieval coin: halfgroat of Edward III (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-4F4B72

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Medieval coin: halfgroat of Edward III (1279-1377) minted in London during AD 1351. North No. 1143. Series B.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1351
Date to: Exactly AD 1351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 22.73 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 14th September 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
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 B (N 1143)
Obverse description: Bust facing forwards. Annulet stops.
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS REX ANGLI Z FRA
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter. Legend in two concentric rings. Annulet stops.
Reverse inscription: POS / VI DEV / ADIVT / ORE M // CIVI / TAS / LON / DON
Initial mark: Uncertain, it doesn't appear to be a cross however
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Dodderhill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9164
Four figure Latitude: 52.27407599
Four figure longitude: -2.13332272
1:25K map: SO9164
1:10K map: SO96SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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