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Description of Object:
Four-pence or Groat, (Sterling silver content). In great condition; you can make out the name of Edward III (1327-1377).
The Groat came into use under Edward I (around 1279) and the design changed very little in 150 years. This coin was issued between 1351 – 1361 by Edward III with a reduced weight compared to the original coin of 72 grains of silver.
Date of Object:
King Street, Middlewich found by the Earl family
- Weight: 4.7g
- Diameter: 2.5 cm
Held in a private collection.