NLM-1A9E57: Medieval Coin: Groat of Edward IV [second reign]

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-1A9E57

Object type certainty: Certain
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Groat of Edward IV, second reign (1471-1483), North no. 631 XVIII

Obverse description: Facing bare-shouldered bust with tall bifoliate crown, within a nine-arched tressure with a trefoil on each of its lower cusps. Initial pierced cross with one pellet in angle (North 1991, page 92), saltire punctuation.

Obverse inscription: +.EDVARD'xDIxGRAxREXxANGL[?I][---]

Reverse description: Legend in two orders, long cross, three pellets in each angle. Initial pierced cross with single pellet; also cinquefoil and sun in outer legend.

Reverse inscription: [outer]:.+POSVI*/DEVMxxA/DIVTOR/E*MEVM [inner]: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON

Diameter: 26.1mm, Weight: 2.79gms, die axis: 6

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 1471
Date to: Exactly AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.79 g
Diameter: 26.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 29th September 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: NLM40631

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: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Edward IV, Second reign (N 1631 - 1633)
Obverse description: Facing bare-shouldered bust with tall bifoliate crown, within a nine-arched tressure with a trefoil on each of its lower cusps, saltire punctuation.
Obverse inscription: +.EDVARD'xDIxGRAxREXxANGL[?I][---]
Reverse description: Legend in two orders, long cross, three pellets in each angle. Initial pierced cross with single pellet; also cinquefoil and sun in outer legend.
Reverse inscription: +POSVI*/DEVMxxA/DIVTOR/E*MEVM [inner]: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: pierced cross with one pellet in angle
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Muckton

Spatial coordinates


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: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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