SUR-132159:

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-132159

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A worn Post-Medieval silver groat of Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603), first coinage and cross crosslet initial mark dating to 1560 - 1561. Mint of London. As North (1991) Volume 2, p 133 no 1986.

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
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.81 g
Diameter: 23.5 mm

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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, 1558-1561 (N 1986)
Initial mark: cross crosslet
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Whitchurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4849
Four figure Latitude: 51.23816903
Four figure longitude: -1.3138162
1:25K map: SU4849
1:10K map: SU44NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Updated: 5 months ago

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