LEIC-70C017: Medieval silver groat of Edward IV

Rights Holder: Leicestershire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-70C017

Object type certainty: Certain
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2 Medieval silver coins of Edward IV, found close together.

Groat, 27mm 2.92grams, 1464-5, Cinquefoil mint mark, London mint Spink2102

Facing crowned bust with flower at breast EDWARD[.]REX ANG

POSVIDEVAMADIVTOREMEVM/CIVITASLONDON

Halfgroat 24mm 2.56grams, 1461-4, London mint, Spink1981

Facing crowned bust quatrefoils by neck, EDWAR [DI GRA] REX ANG[..] POSVIDEVMADIVTOREMEVM/CIVITASLONDON

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Declared Treasure but returned to Finder as Museum unable to acquire

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2017T931

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1461
Date to: Exactly AD 1465

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st October 2017 - Sunday 1st October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2017T931

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Gilmorton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5786
Four figure Latitude: 52.4689706
Four figure longitude: -1.16235673
1:25K map: SP5786
1:10K map: SP58NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Updated: About one year ago

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