DUR-E5BB8B: Halfgroat of Edward IV

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Unique ID: DUR-E5BB8B

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A clipped silve halfgroat of Edward IV (second reign) dating to the period AD 1471 to 1483. North Number 1637.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1471
Date to: Exactly AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 19.31 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lauren Proctor
Identified by: Miss Lauren Proctor

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfgroat: Edward IV, Second reign (N 1634 - 1640)
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust in a tressure of arches with a C on the bust
Obverse inscription: EDW....
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets/trefoil in each angle
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEM A/DIVT.... and CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR
Initial mark: Rose
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Matfen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ0274
Four figure Latitude: 55.06047683
Four figure longitude: -1.97022408
1:25K map: NZ0274
1:10K map: NZ07SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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