LVPL-ECEE8A: Medieval groat of Edward III

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A silver groat of Edward III, (AD 1327-1377), of pre-treaty series F, fourth coinage. Reverse: POS[VI] DEVM ADIVTOREM MEV, CIVITAS LONDON; long cross dividing legends, three pellets in each quarter. The initial mark is a coronet, AD 1356. North no. 1174.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1356
Date to: Circa AD 1356

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.9 g
Diameter: 27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 22nd June 2015 - Monday 22nd June 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Groat: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty F (N 1174)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD D G REX ANGL Z FRANC D HYB
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legends, three pellets in each quarter.
Initial mark: Coronet
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Somerford Booths

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: LVPL
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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