KENT-282B09: Edward IV groat

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-282B09

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A clipped medieval groat of Edward IV, First Reign (1461-1470), light coinage (1465-1470) Minted at London with Sun/Sun initial marks, type VI. North 1991, 86, no.1569.

Meaurements: 25.93mm in diameter, 0.9mm thick and 3g in weight.

Notes:

This coin is an andendum to 2016T625 (KENT-89630B)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2018T146

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1465
Date to: Circa AD 1467

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2018T146

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: Crowned bust. Quatrefoils by neck and trefoils on cusps. Saltire stops in legend.
Obverse inscription: +EDWARD.DI.G[RA.RE]X:ANGL:Z FRANC'
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend in two concentric circles, three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: + POSVI/DEVM.A/DIVTOR/EMEVM - CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Sun
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Tonbridge and Malling (District)
To be known as: Hadlow

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd

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