LANCUM-9B230F: Medieval coin: Halfgroat of Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-9B230F

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval halfgroat of Edward III dating from AD1353-1355/6. York Royal Mint. Pre-Treaty Series E.

Obv: EDWARDVS REX ANGLI Z FRACI / crowned bust facing

Rev: CIVITAS EBORACI / POSVI DEV ADIOTREM / long cross dividing legend

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1353
Date to: Circa AD 1356

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.05 g
Diameter: 23.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st February 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

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, pre-treaty E (N 1165-1166)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS REX ANGLI Z FRACI
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS EBORACI / POSVI DEV ADIOTREM
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Chorley (District)
To be known as: Mawdesley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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