FAKL-FD80D0: Medieval coin, halfgroat of Edward IV

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COIN

Unique ID: FAKL-FD80D0

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Medieval silver coin, halfgroat of Edward IV, second reign (AD1471-1483) London, Standard type F, North 1631, mint mark pellet in annulet, Obverse: Crowned bust facing in a tressure of ten arches, two roses by neck, trefoil (?) breast. '[EDWARD DI GRA] REX ANGL Z FRANC'. Reverse: Long cross, 'CIVI/TAS/LON/DON// POSVI/DEVMA/IVTOR/EM'. Some signs of clipping. Diameter 22.4mm, Mass 3.79g including sleeve.

Notes:

The coin was sealed in a cardboard case making photography difficult.

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: Circa AD 1471
Date to: Circa AD 1483

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 22.4 mm

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Birm 848

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: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Edward IV, Second reign (N 1631 - 1633)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing in a tressure of ten arches, two roses by neck, trefoil (?) breast. ' Reverse:
Obverse inscription: [EDWARD DI GRA] REX ANGL Z FRANC'.
Reverse description: Long cross,
Reverse inscription: 'CIVI/TAS/LON/DON// POSVI/DEVMA/IVTOR/EM'.
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

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Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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