COIN

Unique ID: BH-F947B7

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A very worn and damaged silver groat of Mary (1553-1554). Measures 22.9mm in diameter, 0.2mm thick and weighs 1.14g.

Class: Groat

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 1553
Date to: Exactly AD 1554

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.2 mm
Weight: 1.14 g
Diameter: 22.9 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th February 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 11/44 - 4

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: Mary 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: Mary, 1553-1554 (N 1960) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: [Crowned bust left]
Obverse inscription: [MARIA D G] ANG [FR]A [Z HIB] REG[I]
Reverse description: Shield and long-cross.
Reverse inscription: [V]ERI[TAS TEM]/PORIS [FILIA]
Initial mark: Not visible.
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Post-Medieval coin: groat of Mary

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Hertfordshire
District: North Hertfordshire
To be known as: Clothall

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 8th June 2011
Updated: Tuesday 20th March 2012

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