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Unique ID: SF-80B366

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An incomplete medieval silver groat of Edward III, dating to the period AD 1352-3. Fourth coinage, pre-treaty period. Series D. Cross I. Minted in London.

North vol.II, 38, no.1152

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1352
Date to: Exactly AD 1353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 4.16 g
Diameter: 27.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st July 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

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 D (N 1152-1153)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing. Annulet stops
Obverse inscription: EDWARD D G REX ANG[] FRANC [] D HYB
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the legend, with the legend in two circles. Annulet stops. Unbarred letter N. Closed C and E. Lombardic M.
Initial mark: Cross 1 both faces
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Snetterton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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