CORN-FA9BCB: 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-FA9BCB

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 (1351-52), mintmark cross 1 (1351-1352), letters 'E' and 'C' are closed, 'R' has wedge-shaped tail and lombardic 'm', London mint, Spink 1565.

Buck (2000) illustrates a similar groat on page 7, above middle.

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: Exactly AD 1351
Date to: Exactly AD 1352

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 4.45 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 21st March 2017 - Tuesday 21st March 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

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: +EDWA[RD 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: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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: Grade-Ruan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW7113
Four figure Latitude: 49.97313635
Four figure longitude: -5.19508266
1:25K map: SW7113
1:10K map: SW73NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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