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Unique ID: DYFED-D15B15
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
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 action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 22.92 mm
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Other reference: PRN 127768
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
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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