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COIN

Unique ID: SF-C47FB0

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

An extremely worn and damaged silver hammered coin, probably a groat of Mary, c.1553-1554 AD. As North, 1975: no. 1960. One side of the coin is missing due to old breaks and both faces have been worn almost completely smooth to the extent that very little detail can be identified.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1553
Date to: Circa AD 1554

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 20.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st April 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Ref. 090401/11

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Mary I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Mary, 1553-1554 (N 1960)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: []A[]D G[]
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee that divides the legend over a square shield
Reverse inscription: VE[RITA]/S T[]/[]/[]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Gedding

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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