LVPL-D6C43C: Medieval halfgroat of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-D6C43C

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A silver halfgroat of Edward III. Pre-treaty series E minted at York, lis on breast. Reverse: [POS]VI DVE ADIVTOREM [MEV], CIVITAS EBORACI; long cross dividing legends, three pellets in each quarter. Clipped. AD 1354-1355. North no. 1166.

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
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 22.96 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st December 2015 - Wednesday 2nd March 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfgroat: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty E (N 1165-1166)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: EDW[AR]DVS REX ANGLI [Z] FRANC
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legends, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: [POS]VI DVE ADIVTOREM [MEV], CIVITAS EBORACI
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wem

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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