WILT-920308: Medieval coin: Groat of Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-920308

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A medieval silver groat of Edward IV, first reign (1461-1470) dating to AD 1464 to 1465. Light coinage class Vb-Vd, initial mark rose. Minted at London. Probably North (1991:86) no. 1568.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1464
Date to: Exactly AD 1465

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.89 g
Diameter: 25.15 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Grace Clark
Identified by: Miss Grace Clark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5068

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 Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Groat: Edward IV, First reign, Light coinage (N 1562 - 1583)
Obverse description: Forward facing bust, quatrefoils to left and right of neck
Obverse inscription: EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL [...]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription, three pellets in each quadrant with an extra pellet in one
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM/CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: Rose
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Breamore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1619
Four figure Latitude: 50.97019746
Four figure longitude: -1.77350665
1:25K map: SU1619
1:10K map: SU11NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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