CORN-668CA8: groat of Edward III (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-668CA8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver groat of Edward III (1327-1377), Fourth Coinage (1351-1377), Pre-Treaty Period (1351-1361), Series C (1351-1352), initial mark Cross 1 (1351-1352), letters 'C' and 'E' closed, Lombardic 'M', and 'R' with wedge-shaped tail, annulet stops, double stamped, London mint, Spink 1565.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 4.25 g
Diameter: 27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st May 2016 - Tuesday 31st May 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

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 C (N 1147)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within a tressure of nine arches
Obverse inscription: +EDWARD.D.G.REX.ANGL.Z.FRANC.D.hYB
Reverse description: Long cross pattee dividing legends with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: +POSVI.DEVM.ADIVTOREM.MEV / CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: cross 1
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Illogan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW6343
Four figure Latitude: 50.23936852
Four figure longitude: -5.32507792
1:25K map: SW6343
1:10K map: SW63NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Disturbed

References cited

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Audit data

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

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