DENO-7BB93D: Medieval Coin: Groat of Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-7BB93D

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A complete, silver, Medieval, groat of Edward IV (AD 1461 - AD 1470 and AD 1471 - AD 1483). First Reign, Light Coinage Issue, dating to the period AD 1464/5 - AD 1470, Standard Type F, Type Vd. Mint of the Tower of London. Initial Mark: Rose. Reverse Initial Mark: Rose. North Vol II, page 86, No 1568.

Diameter: 24.8 mm
Thickness: 1.0 mm
Weight: 2.7 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1464
Date to: Circa AD 1470

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 24.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 3rd February 2017 - Friday 3rd February 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Helen Glenn (Derby)
Identified by: Miss Helen Glenn (Derby)

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8491

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Edward IV, First reign, Light coinage (N 1562 - 1583)
Obverse description: Bifoliate crowned, bare shouldered bust facing, inside an arched tressure. Trefoil or lis at each cusp except over crown. Quatrefoil at each side of neck. Dual saltaire stops, unbarred A in legend. Lombardic n.
Obverse inscription: EDWARD DE GRA REX [ ]GL Z FRAnC
Reverse description: Long cross pattee divides dual legend with three pellets in each quarter. Extra pellet in fourth quarter. Lombardic n and m. T omitted in legend.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/ DEVm A/DIVOR/E mEVm/ CIVI/TAS/ LON/DON
Initial mark: Rose
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Amber Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Kirk Langley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK2837
Four figure Latitude: 52.92968081
Four figure longitude: -1.58491074
1:25K map: SK2837
1:10K map: SK23NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

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

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