BERK-4FCF10: Medieval coin: Groat of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-4FCF10

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A complete but bent and very worn silver groat of Edward III (AD 1327-1377), dating to the period AD 1354-1355. Fourth coinage pre-treaty period, Series E, cross 2. Mint of London. North N1163.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1354
Date to: Circa AD 1355

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 4 g
Diameter: 26.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th December 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2015.753

Materials and construction

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

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, pre-treaty E (N 1163-1164)
Obverse description: (Crowned bust facing, trefoils on cusps)
Obverse inscription: EDWAR[D D G R]EX ANGL Z F[RAN]C D h[YB]
Reverse description: Long cross pattee dividing the legend which is arranged in two concentric circles
Reverse inscription: POS[VI DE]VM ADIVTOREM MEV / CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: Cross 2
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shalbourne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3059
Four figure Latitude: 51.32931139
Four figure longitude: -1.57080686
1:25K map: SU3059
1:10K map: SU35NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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