GLO-ECBB76:

Rights Holder: Bristol City Council
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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-ECBB76

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

Silver groat of Elizabeth I Date to 1560-1561 Mintmark: possibly Martlet

Obverse: crowned bust facing left  [E]LIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA

Reverse: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross POSUI DEU ADIVTOTEM ME[U]

Notes:

This record was generated form emailed images supplied by the finder during the 2020/21 Covid-19 lockdown.

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 1573
Date to: Circa AD 1578

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.16 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2021 - Thursday 1st April 2021

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Elizabeth I, 1558-1561 (N 1986)
Obverse description: crowned bust facing left
Obverse inscription: [E]LIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA
Reverse description: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross
Reverse inscription: POSUI DEU ADIVTOTEM ME[U]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Cromhall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6989
Four figure Latitude: 51.59898274
Four figure longitude: -2.44895766
1:25K map: ST6989
1:10K map: ST68NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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