DEV-F31668: DEV-F31668 elizabeth I groat.

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-F31668

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Postmedieval silver hammered coin. The coin is a groat of Elizabeth I. Obverse: bust facing left, without rose or date. Reverse: square shield on long cross fourchee. The initial mark is cross crosslet, which denotes that the coin was minted in 1560 -1561 AD. North number 1986.

Notes:

The coin was in a sealed coin wallet, so it was photographed without being removed from the wallet. It was not possible to measure or weigh it.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st July 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Danielle Wootton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Elizabeth I, not further defined (N 1986, 2032)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, without rose.
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH DG AN.FRET HI' REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee.
Reverse inscription: POSIU DEU ADIUTOREM MEU

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Upton-by-Chester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ4069
Four figure Latitude: 53.214655
Four figure longitude: -2.899953
1:25K map: SJ4069
1:10K map: SJ46NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst metal detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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