NLM-100257:

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-100257

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Possibly a groat of Edward IV (first reign, 1461-1470) , light issue of 1464-1470

Obverse description: Bare shouldered facing bust with lidded eyes, tall bifoliate crown within a nine arched tressure with trefoil or lis on most cusps.

Obverse inscription: [ED]WARD DI GRA REX ANG[--]

Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle, inscription in two orders.

Reverse inscription: [outer] [---/--/DIVTOR/ExxMEVM, double saltire punctuation; [inner] CIVI/TAS/LON/DON

Diameter: 23mm, Weight: 2.32gms, die axis: 9

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1464
Date to: Exactly AD 1470

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.32 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 29th May 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39393

Materials and construction

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

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: Bare shouldered facing bust with lidded eyes, tall bifoliate crown within a nine arched tressure with trefoil or lis on most cusps
Obverse inscription: [ED]WARD DI GRA REX ANG[--]
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each angle, inscription in two orders.
Reverse inscription: [outer] [---/--/DIVTOR/ExxMEVM, double saltire punctuation; [inner] CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haxey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: NLM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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