CORN-4AF973: Post-medieval coin: groat of Mary (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-4AF973

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

Silver groat of Mary (1553-1554), privy mark pomegranate, Spink 2492, North 1960

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.43 g
Diameter: 22.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st August 2009 - Monday 31st August 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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 facing left
Obverse inscription: MARIA D G ANG FRA Z HIB REGI
Reverse description: long cross fourchee over royal shield
Reverse inscription: VERITAS TEMPORIS FILIA
Initial mark: pomegranate
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Sennen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW3626
Four figure Latitude: 50.075356
Four figure longitude: -5.691154
1:25K map: SW3626
1:10K map: SW36SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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