COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-D0B488

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver Post medieval coin; a groat of Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603), first issue (1558 - 1561), Fleur mintmark (1558 - 1560) with a wire line inner circle. See North number 1986.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1558
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 1560
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.42 mm
Weight: 1.58 g
Diameter: 23.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th June 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1163

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1986)
Obverse description: Bust left
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG [...] (REGI)
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over a square topped shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM • MEV
Initial mark: Fleur
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

SWYOR-D0B488: Post medieval coin; groat of Elizabeth I

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Hunsingore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4254
Four figure Latitude: 53.980359
Four figure longitude: -1.361068
1:25K map: SE4254
1:10K map: SE45SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: Tuesday 31st August 2010
Updated: Tuesday 4th September 2012 by Daniel Pett

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