LVPL-3EBC4E: A Medieval hammered silver coin of Edward III, a groat of the post treaty period (N 1286)

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-3EBC4E

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A Medieval hammered silver coin of Edward III, a groat of the post treaty period (N 1286). Pellet visible by central lis and bar over letter N on the reverse. The mint is London. Dates to between 1369 and 1377 AD.

The diameter is 3.9mm, and the weight is 24g. 

Obverse inscription would have been EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC and the reverse inscription is POSVI/DEVm A/DIVTOR/Em mEV; CIVI/TAS/LON/DON

The coin is clipped.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1369
Date to: Exactly AD 1377

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.9 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th November 2015

Rally details.

This object was found at Delamere Rotary Club Rally

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Identified by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Groat: Edward III, 4th coinage, post-treaty (N 1284-1286)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing in tressure of arches
Obverse inscription: [+EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscriptions with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: +POSVI/DEVm A/DIVTOR/Em mEV (double saltire stops); CIVI/TAS/LON/DON

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Delamere

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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