WMID-7A2221: Post-Medieval coin: silver possible groat of Philip and Mary (obverse and reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-7A2221

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-Medieval silver possible groat of Philip and Mary (AD 1554-1558). The coin is very worn, however it is the correct size for a groat and the square topped shield is visible on the reverse. North (1991) no 1973.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1554
Date to: Circa AD 1558

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 21.7 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Philip of Spain and Mary Tudor
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Philip and Mary, 1554-1558 (N 1973)
Obverse description: too worn to identify
Obverse inscription: illegible
Reverse description: Square topped shield quartered by long cross fourchee dividing legend
Reverse inscription: illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Solihull (Metropolitan District)
District: Solihull (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Knowle (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1974
Four figure Latitude: 52.3637282
Four figure longitude: -1.72240099
1:25K map: SP1974
1:10K map: SP17SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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