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Unique ID: NMS-C1C4AB

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Clipped and worn silver Medieval halfgroat of Edward IV, second reign. Rose initial mark. 'C' on breast, Canterbury mint. North 1639. Circa AD1471-1483.

Diameter 20mm, thickness 0.6mm, weight, 1.14g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1471
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.14 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 14th September 2018 - Friday 14th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Garry CRACE
Identified by: Mr Garry CRACE

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 33221
Other reference: GCENF145467

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward IV of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfgroat: Edward IV, Second reign (N 1634 - 1640)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing. 'C' on chest
Obverse inscription: [,,,] GRA REX ANG[...]
Reverse description: Long cross. three pellets in each inner quarter
Reverse inscription: POS[...]ADIVTORE M[..]//CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR
Initial mark: Rose
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Litcham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF8817
Four figure Latitude: 52.71798245
Four figure longitude: 0.78202405
1:25K map: TF8817
1:10K map: TF81NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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