LEIC-FADEE1: Medieval silver groat of Edward IV, 1472

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-FADEE1

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Medieval silver groat of Edward IV, mint of Drogheda, 1472, Sprink 6309

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1472
Date to: Exactly AD 1472

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 27 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: Drogheda
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Edward IV, Second reign (N 1631 - 1633)
Obverse description: Sun stops in inscription, Crowned bust facing with cross on neck.
Obverse inscription: EDWARDVS DEI GRA REX ANGLIE
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEVMA DIVTOR EMEVM / VILL ADR OG[H] EDA

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
To be known as: Melton

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Updated: 3 years ago

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