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Unique ID: DYFED-D15B15

Object type certainty: Certain
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Complete Silver Groat of Elizabeth I dating to 1559-1560. Mintmark not visible (althought p robably Lis). Mint of London. here is a wire line inside the beaded border between the field and the legend on both faces. Obverse features bust of Elizabath 1 facing west withour Rose, Legend around ELIZABETH DG AN.FR.D REGINA. Reverse has a square shield on long cross fourchee, no date, legend around POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV. The coin weighs 1.6g and is 22.92mm in diameter.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1559
Date to: Circa AD 1560

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 22.92 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PRN 127768

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 inscription: ELIZABETH DG AN.FR.D REGINA
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Ceredigion (Unitary Authority)
District: Ceredigion (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Nantcwnlle

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting

References cited

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Recording Institution: DYFED
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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