LEIC-1E0D5C: Medieval silver halfgroat of Edward IV

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Unique ID: LEIC-1E0D5C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval silver Halfgroat of Edward IV, Canterbury mint, 1477-80AD, Spink 2108.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1477
Date to: Exactly AD 1480

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.16 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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
Obverse description: Facing crowned bust in scalloped border C on breast.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL DNSHYB
Reverse description: Long cross and joined pellets with rose in centre

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Dunton Bassett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5490
Four figure Latitude: 52.50523126
Four figure longitude: -1.20586654
1:25K map: SP5490
1:10K map: SP59SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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

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