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Unique ID: PUBLIC-AD4D65
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A silver post Medieval groat of Elizabeth 1, second issue [ AD 1560-1561 ] A full coin but worn. Initial mark cross crosslet. Obverse; crowned bust facing left, legend worn. Reverse; square shield over long cross fourchee. Initial mark visible, legend worn. Weight 1.6 grams, Diameter 22.63mm. Spink 2556.
Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 22.63 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th August 2021
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Denomination: Groat (silver)
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, not further defined (N 1986, 2032)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left. Legend worn.
Reverse description: Square shield over long cross fourchee. Mint mark cross crosslet.
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
4 Figure: SX9693
Four figure Latitude: 50.72728127
Four figure longitude: -3.47485597
1:25K map: SX9693
1:10K map: SX93NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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