CORN-470024: groat of Edward III (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-470024

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A sliver groat of Edward III (1327-1377), Fourth Coinage (1351-1377), Pre-Treaty period (1351-61), mint mark Cross I (1351-52), Series C with letters C and E closed, Lombardic M and R with a wedge-shaped tail and annulet stops in the legends, Spink 1565.

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 mm
Weight: 4.26 g
Diameter: 27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 28th April 2018 - Saturday 28th April 2018

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 Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty C (N 1147)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within a tressure of nine arches
Obverse inscription: +EDWARD 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: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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: Sancreed (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW4030
Four figure Latitude: 50.11302066
Four figure longitude: -5.63808901
1:25K map: SW4030
1:10K map: SW40SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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