WILT-87889F: Medieval silver groat, Edward III

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-87889F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver groat of Edward III, dating to AD 1354-1355. Fourth Coinage, Pre-Treaty Series E, London mint. North (1991: 51) no. 1163.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1354
Date to: Exactly AD 1355

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.47 g
Diameter: 26.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5420

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Groat: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty E (N 1163-1164)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within tressure
Obverse inscription: EDWARD D G REX ANGL Z FRANC D hY[B]
Reverse description: Long cross pattee dividing legend in two concentric circles, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEVM A/DIVTOR/EM MEV// CIVI/TAS/ LON/DON (unbarred N)
Initial mark: cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Winterbourne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1536
Four figure Latitude: 51.12308992
Four figure longitude: -1.78704931
1:25K map: SU1536
1:10K map: SU13NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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