WMID-11EB49: Medieval coin: groat of Edward IV (obverse, reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-11EB49

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A medieval silver groat of Edward IV, second reign (AD 1471-1483). Type XVI, minted at London between mid-1473 and 3rd Feb 1477. North (1994) Vol 1 no. 1631.

The coin is 25.34mm in diameter, 0.73mm thick and weighs 2.4g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1473
Date to: Exactly AD 1477

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.73 mm
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 25.34 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Aimee Hinds
Identified by: Ms Aimee Hinds

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: Crowned bust facing in tressure with nine arches and trefoils on cusps.
Obverse inscription: EDWAR[D] DEI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC
Reverse description: Long cross pattee dividing legend with three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/ DEVM A/DIVTOR/E MEVM // CIVI/TAS/ LON/DON
Initial mark: Pierced cross with four pellets
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: North Warwickshire (District)
Parish or ward: Middleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1998
Four figure Latitude: 52.57948495
Four figure longitude: -1.72104143
1:25K map: SP1998
1:10K map: SP19NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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