NMGW-EDBBA3: Medieval silver coin: groat of Edward III (obverse)

Rights Holder: Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
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Rights Holder: Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
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Rights Holder: Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
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Rights Holder: Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
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HOARD

Unique ID: NMGW-EDBBA3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Two silver coins of Edward III of England (1327-77):

1. Groat, London, Series D, c.1352-3, North 1152; weight: 4.36g (67.2 grains);
2. Groat, London, Series E, c.1354-5, North 1163; weight: 4.25g (65.6 gr), a small chip of metal missing.

The first of the coins shows some signs of wear; the second is fairly fresh. Both are of fairly full weight.

Class: Hoard

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Undergoing further examination at a museum

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2016TRW36

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1352
Date to: Circa AD 1355

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 11th November 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Edward Besly
Identified by: Mr Edward Besly

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2016TRW36

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gwynedd (Unitary Authority)
District: Gwynedd (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Porthmadog (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SH5439
Four figure Latitude: 52.92849964
Four figure longitude: -4.17345832
1:25K map: SH5439
1:10K map: SH53NW
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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