LEIC-E56AE4: Medieval Coin: Halfgroat of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-E56AE4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval Silver half groat of Edward III (1327-77), York mint, post treaty period 1369-77 cf. North 1290.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.14 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Theresa Oswin
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 III of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfgroat: Edward III, 4th coinage, not further defined
Obverse description: Front facing bifoliate crowned bust, Pellet stops EDWARDVS(annulet) REX(annulet) ANGLZF(retrograde)(annulet) F (annulet) RACI
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS REX ANGLZF(retrograde) F RACI
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each angle, Cross [- -POS]VI(annulet) DEV(annulet) ADIVTOREM// CIVI TAS EBO RACI
Reverse inscription: +[- POS]VI DEV ADIVTOREM // CIVITAS EBORACI
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Loughborough Garendon (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5019
Four figure Latitude: 52.76629216
Four figure longitude: -1.26041005
1:25K map: SK5019
1:10K map: SK51NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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

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