IOW-D9A5B0: Medieval Coin: Halfgroat, probably of Edward IV (Second reign)

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-D9A5B0

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A clipped and worn Medieval silver halfgroat, probably of Edward IV, Second reign (1471-1483), minted at Canterbury (Royal). Initial mark: illegible, Type XXI, 1480-1483 (North 1991: 93, ref: 1640).

Obverse: [ ]; Crowned bust facing, nothing on breast

Reverse: [POSVI/DEVm A]/DIVTO/E (cinquefoil) mEV // CIVI/TAS/CAn/TOR; Long cross dividing the inscriptions with three pellets in each quadrant

Diameter: 17.6mm. Weight: 1.01g. DA=12:9.

North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1480
Date to: Exactly AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.01 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th September 2016 - Sunday 11th September 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2016-2-243

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
Type: Halfgroat: Edward IV, Second reign (N 1634 - 1640)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, nothing on breast
Obverse inscription: [ ]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscriptions with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: [POSVI/DEVm A]/DIVTO/E (cinquefoil) mEV // CIVI/TAS/CAn/TOR
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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