WMID-5A5AB7: Medieval Coin: Half groat of Edward III, York Mint

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-5A5AB7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver half groat of Edward III (AD 1327 to 1377), dating to the period AD 1354 to AD 1355. Minted at York as part of the Fourth Coinage, pre-treaty Series E. Annulet Stops. C.f. North vol 2, p 51, no 1166.

Diameter: 24.1 mm
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 2.3 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 24.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st May 2019 - Friday 31st May 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward III of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Edwardian type 1279 - 1377
Type: Halfgroat: Edward III, 4th coinage, pre-treaty E (N 1165-1166)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: [ ]WARDVS REX ANGLI Z FRAN[ ]
Reverse description: Long cross with four quarters and two rows of letterings
Reverse inscription: POS/VI DEV/ADIVT/OREM//CIVI/TAS/EBO/RACI
Initial mark: Cross 2
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Weston-on-Avon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1551
Four figure Latitude: 52.15707618
Four figure longitude: -1.7821565
1:25K map: SP1551
1:10K map: SP15SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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