SWYOR-0F3C4D: Medieval coin; half groat of Edward III, Series C

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-0F3C4D

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A Medieval silver coin; a half groat of Edward III (AD 1327 - 1377), Series C dating from AD 1351 - 1352. London Mint, initial mark Cross 1. See North (1991), Volume 2, number 1148 on page 50. The coin is 22.5mm diameter, 0.9mm thick and 2.08g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1351
Date to: Circa AD 1352

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 2.08 g
Diameter: 22.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 11th June 2015 - Thursday 11th June 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2810

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: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfgroat: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty C (N 1148)
Obverse description: Forward facing crowned bust in a tressure of nine arches, trefoils on cusps.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD D G REX ANGLI & FRAC [annulet stops]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM // CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: cross 1
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Brafferton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4370
Four figure Latitude: 54.12406884
Four figure longitude: -1.34355957
1:25K map: SE4370
1:10K map: SE47SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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