COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-D0B488

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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 [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1558
Date to: Circa AD 1560

Dimensions and weight

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

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1163

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver) [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: London (Tower) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: Groat: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1986) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
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 [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Post medieval coin; groat of Elizabeth I

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire And The Humber
County: North Yorkshire
District: Harrogate
Parish: Hunsingore

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

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Tuesday 31st August 2010
Updated: Tuesday 4th September 2012

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