PUBLIC-AD4D65:

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-AD4D65

Object type certainty: Certain
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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.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 22.63 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th August 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 (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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Exeter (District)
Parish or ward: Pinhoe (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

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.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Pasture field
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Undisturbed grassland

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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