PUBLIC-AEF2D5:

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-AEF2D5

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

A silver post Medieval coin fragment of Elizabeth I. [ AD 1558-1603 ] Initial mark Martlet  AD 1560-1561 Obverse; NA- mint mark- EL visible. Reverse part long cross over part shield. Weight 0.6 grams, Diameter 15.75mm.

Possibly part of a groat which has been cut, to use as a penny.

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 1560
Date to: Circa AD 1561

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 15.75 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th June 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: Worn
Obverse inscription: NA_ EL
Reverse description: Long cross over shield.
Initial mark: Marlett
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Broadhembury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST0705
Four figure Latitude: 50.8370307
Four figure longitude: -3.32209247
1:25K map: ST0705
1:10K map: ST00NE
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: Cultivated field
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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